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Queensland stats show breaches skyrocket

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Queensland’s shameful record of domestic violence order breaches has been laid bare, with damning statistics revealing they’ve doubled in the past six years despite fewer DVO applications through the courts.

The revelation comes in the week Doreen Langham was killed in a house fire along with her partner who she had taken out a domestic violence order on just weeks before.

The state’s crime statistics show in January there were 3175 reported breaches of domestic violence protection orders (DVPO), more than double the number logged in…



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