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# Jill Meagher

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# touching tribute
'A warrior for love, life and liberation': Tom Meagher's tribute to Jill on 10-year wedding anniversary
Jill had been living in Moreland, Melbourne when she was raped and murdered by Adrian Bayley in 2012.
# Adrian Bayley
Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison
Adrian Bayley is currently detained at Barwon Prison in Victoria.
# Adrian Bayley
Jill Meagher murderer has sentence cut by three years
Bayley was successful in his appeal against a separate rape conviction.
# Parole
Coroner in Australia says Jill Meagher's murder was preventable
A judge said Adrian Bayley should have been behind bars when he killed the Irish woman.
# Australia
The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is appealing for his jail time to be cut
Bayley was subsequently found guilty of raping three other women, two in the same year as Meagher’s brutal murder.
# minimum sentence
The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is fighting to have his jail time cut
Adrian Bayley must spend at least 43 years in jail.
# not helping
Sex workers have asked Jill Meagher's husband to drop his support for an anti-sex trade group
Sex workers in St Kilda, Victoria, have signed an open letter to Tom Meagher claiming that campaigning for men to stop buying sex services is ‘not helpful’.
# Long Road
Tom Meagher says he cried for hours when he heard what happened to Karen Buckley
Meagher was speaking at the launch of a campaign ‘Prostitution – We Don’t Buy it’.
Voices
Graham Dwyer highlights the danger of thinking a 'type' of person commits sexual crimes
Until we accept that we have inaccurate perceptions about what kind of person perpetrates sexual violence, it will continue.
# Melbourne
Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she'd had more faith
The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is introducing guidelines today to prevent similar comments being made in the future.
# Melbourne
Priest says Jill Meagher would've been 'home in bed' on night of murder if she had stronger faith
Jill Meagher’s family are set to sue the state of Victoria as they claim the government failed to protect their daughter by letting Bayley out on parole.
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# Adrian Bayley
Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher convicted of three more rapes
One was just two months before Meagher was killed.
Voices
800 Days: 'I thought I knew what anger was, but I had never even touched its surface'
Jill was three months younger than me: her life should have been lived parallel to mine. Now the landmarks of my life seem tainted – any happiness is edged with sadness and guilt.
# White Ribbon
'I wish him harm - and that's not pleasant': Tom Meagher can't forgive wife's killer Adrian Bayley
After more than two years, Jill Meagher’s husband has turned his anger and grief into positive action.
# Tom Meagher
Lena Dunham applauds Jill Meagher's husband for words on violence against women
Dunham described Tom Meagher’s words as ‘beautiful’.
# Violence
Tom Meagher: To say the words 'my wife is missing' really just guts you
Jill Meagher’s husband says he will always hate his wife’s killer, Adrian Bayley.
# Tragedy
Tom Meagher on Late Late Show to take stand against men's violence towards women
Jill Meagher’s husband has decided to become an advocate for a men’s movement against violence 18 months after his wife’s brutal murder.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.
# Jill Meagher
Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men's violence against women
Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012 – now her husband has written a searingly honest and powerful blogpost about violence against women.
# Parents in Pain
Jill Meagher's parents facing financial difficulties and health problems
“My health is bad. I’ve had three strokes. I have a brain disease but it doesn’t have a great effect on me. Gillian has died” – George McKeon.
# Jill Meagher
Australian police apologise after Jill Meagher grave photo is used at fundraising event
The officer at the centre of the storm has defended the use of a graphic image of the murdered Drogheda woman.
# Jill Meagher
Adrian Bayley appeal refused as the 'gravity of the killing warranted a life sentence'
The three judges who refused leave to appeal the sentence earlier this year have explained the reasons behind their decision.
# News Fix
Here’s what happened today: Sunday
Arrests for child sexual assault in Athlone, votes for Irish emigrants and Melbourne remembers Jill Meagher.
# Jill Meagher
Thousands take to Melbourne streets to remember Jill Meagher
The march followed the route the Louth woman was taking home on the night she was attacked a year ago.
# Australia
Adrian Bayley loses appeal over 35-year sentence for Jill Meagher murder
Bayley, 41, had a string of previous convictions for sexual and violent offences and was jailed for 35 years in June.
# Jill Meagher
Tributes paid to Jill Meagher one year on
Melbourne residents have planned a peace march to honour the Irish woman on 29 September.
# Jill Meagher
Moreland mayor: People haven't forgotten Jill
Oscar Yildiz is due to meet with the woman’s family in Drogheda later today.
# News Fix
Here Is What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.
# Oscar Yildiz
Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda
Meagher had been living in Moreland, Melbourne when she was raped and murdered by 41-year-old Adrian Bayley.
# Jill Meagher
Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails
The state premier of Victoria has said members of the board will now sit down with Jill Meagher’s husband to listen to his concerns.
# Jill Meagher
Jill Meagher killer appeals length of sentence
Adrian Ernest Bailey was last month sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 35 years.
# Jill Meagher
Tom Meagher: Justice system failed Jill, Bayley was "unrepentantly evil"
The husband of murdered Jill Meagher was speaking after her killer was sentenced to life in prison.
# Jill Meagher
Jill Meagher's family feel no 'anger or bitterness' towards Adrian Bayley
The 41-year-old was jailed for at least 35 years for the rape and murder of the Irish woman in Melbourne last September.
# Life Sentence
Jill Meagher's rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years
Adrian Bayley was told by the judge that he had “little compunction about sexual offending when the mood took”.
# Courts
Adrian Bayley to be sentenced for Jill Meagher murder later tonight
The 41-year-old has pleaded guilty to the rape and murder of the 29-year-old Irish woman in Australia last year.
# Homicide
Families of murder victims unhappy with sentencing and bail laws
Support group AdVic has called for a number of reforms, including minimum sentences for homicide.