Newly appointed Territory Families Minister Kate Worden says she is “sick of seeing women on our streets with broken bones and broken faces”, telling attendees at the No More Violence event in Darwin about her own powerful story surviving a violent relationship.
- Ms Worden said in her new ministerial role, she felt it was important to share her experience
- ABS data shows the NT has the country’s highest victimisation rate of domestic violence
- NT Police statistics show three in four victims are Aboriginal women
Ms Worden said at the start of the relationship, many years ago, she thought she was in love — but she was “wrong”.
Soon, Ms Worden said, her then-partner — who has since died — started cheating on her and discouraging…