Townsville Bulletin



CHILDREN’S toys are being bugged with spyware by abusive partners, esafety Commission­er Julie Inman Grant has warned.

Addressing the National Summit on Women’s Safety, Ms Grant said that technology-facilitate­d abuse affected 99 per cent of victims in domestic and family violence.

“It may take many forms including sharing or threatenin­g to share intimate images and using tracking devices, voice recorders or cameras – which can be hidden in cars, children’s toys, or even on the undersides of prams,” she said.

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