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AL­MOST a quar­ter of Glad­stone do­mes­tic vi­o­lence or­ders are go­ing to men.

Ex­clu­sive NewsRe­gional research shows men make up 24.7% of the re­gion’s res­i­dents pro­tected from fam­ily and do­mes­tic vi­o­lence by the courts.

Lo­cal courts is­sued 550 DVOs across Glad­stone, Biloela and Childers from June 1, 2015 to March 31 of last year.

For sup­port phone Men­sLine on 1800 600 636, DVCon­nect on 1800 811 811 or the na­tional hot­line 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732.

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