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Rosie Batty

'Together we will give victims a voice and demand our leaders act'

Rosie Batty
Video: 10 minutes 52 seconds

The 2015 Australian of the Year talks about grief and searching for recognition of, and action on, domestic violence.

If you are affected by any of the issues raised in this video, please phone 1800RESPECT.

For more information about Rosie Batty's work, please visit the Luke Batty Foundation.

Video transcript

1 . Rosie Batty 2017 All Nikki Toole. © Nikki Toole.

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