This is a count of women killed by known or suspected male violence in a Australia, jointly undertaken by Reclaim the Night Perth and Women Shout Out Australia.
On 14 April 2016, Rosemary Gibson (62) was found dead in her Taralgon home.
Her husband Alan Gibson was found critically injured nearby and is under police guard in hospital, with police stating that no other parties appear to be involved in the suspected murder of Ms Gibson.
Condolences go to Ms Gibson’s family and friends.
UPDATE: in May 2016, Alan Gibson was charged with his wife’s murder.
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