ABC’s Sarah Ferguson discusses domestic violence and her new doco Hitting Home

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Mon 23 November 2015

15 mins

ABC journalist Sarah Ferguson spent six months investigating domestic violence in Australia. The resulting two-part doco Hitting Home airs this week (November 24-25 at 8.30pm). We spoke to her about what she learnt on the frontline, how we can stop domestic violence and the hurdles in the way of doing so.

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