La Trobe University Bendigo research by Leesa Hooker considers recovery from family violence traumas

Chris Pedler
By Chris Pedler
Updated March 8 2022 - 7:12am, first published 6:00am
ACADEMIC: La Trobe University Bendigo associate professor Leesa Hooker conducted a study with 15 families. Picture: DARREN HOWE

AUSTRALIAN-FIRST research into re-establishing the mother-child relationship after family violence traumas has been published by a Bendigo academic.


Chris Pedler

Chris Pedler

Journalist and entertainment writer

Chris has been with the Bendigo Advertiser for more than 10 years. He has great passion for the performing arts and is very supportive of the Bendigo live music scene. Outside of the news world Chris plays golf and, regardless of the result, loves watching St Kilda play in the AFL. He loves community theatre and has performed on stage with the Bendigo Theatre Company and worked with Baldrick himself, Tony Robinson. Story tips:

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