The System Continues to Let Down Regional Women – Putting Lives at Risk

April 24, 2024 8:50 am in by
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Alleged murder victim Hannah McGuire reportedly called authorities for help in the weeks leading up to her death, fearing for her life.

Dr Emily Corbett, in partnership with Centre Against Sexual Assault – Central Victoria, says this isn’t the first time the system has let women down…

The Herald Sun reports that the 23-year-old first asked for support on March 20th, with authorities approving her bid for help on April 3rd, just two days before her death.

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Her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend has been charged with her murder and has been remanded in custody.

He will re-appear in court in September.