Terrorism is rare, but intimate partner violence is an everyday event

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Last week newsfeeds started filling up with stories about a bomb scare at Brisbane airport.

Police were quick to reassure the public that it “was not terror related” and the incident quickly dropped out of the news cycle.

  • Jane Gilmore
  • Brisbane Times

It was widely reported that the man chased a woman (a family member) through the food court with two large knives and a device he claimed was a bomb.

Another woman and two young girls, also thought to be family members, were involved in the incident.

The man was subdued by police and charged with contravening a domestic violence order, stalking with a…

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