The commission heard she was in an ongoing family court battle with the man, who lives interstate, over access to their child.
Legal fees have wiped out any savings she had on leaving the abusive relationship, and she does not feel it is safe to leave their child alone with him.
“I think there are enough test cases now,” she told the commission. “Rosie Batty is the most prominent, but there are many people in the same predicament.
“When people make a threat to kill a child, that doesn’t go away – it doesn’t go away because someone has done a six-week anger management course.
“In my opinion, supervised contact centres are needed from that point in time.”
The woman also said courts need a standard and supportive response for women who reach out for help, as she had done.
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