OUR SAY: Let’s send a message of unity in 2016 and end DV

OUR SAY: In 2016 we as a community need to continue to drive in the message that domestic violence won't be tolerated.

We are now seeing more than ever how widespread the scourge of family violence is.

Police on the Fraser Coast were called out to 32 incidents of domestic violence during Christmas and Boxing Day.

And we know there would be many more cases that have gone unreported.

Every single person in society has a duty to report domestic violence and to encourage victims and perpetrators to seek help.

No man or woman should ever feel threatened in their homes, by their partners and if we work together in 2016 we can minimise the effects of family violence in our communities.

One of the first steps to fixing the problem is recognising we have one.

And when we have police called to 32 domestic violence incidents in two days, it's evident the Fraser Coast has a major problem.

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