What has changed in 25 years?

What has changed in 25 years?

What if anything has changed in 25 years since the film Once Were Warriors was released, asks Stuff reporter Imogen Neale. She looks at its key themes including its dramatic portrayal of family violence. 

Stuff spoke to Shine's GM Jane Drumm, who has worked in the family violence sector for decades, and has seen changes both good and bad.

Jane Drumm 'said there was now a "huge amount more" reported violence - partly because people are more confident they will get help if they ask for it.

"The level of violence that occurs in this country is extremely high. And the extremity of that violence ... is also really high," she said.'

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“I’m the safest I’ve ever felt. I’m now sleeping through the night. I walk freely without fear. He knows there’s a whole lot of support for me and he can’t do it anymore.” a Shine client