Ex-bikie turned mentor for troubled youth: Shannon’s story

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, around 1.4 million Australian adults have experienced violence from a family member.

Victims are often trapped in a vicious cycle, and having access to the right support services can be crucial to finding a way out.

Shannon Althouse is a Coach at the Arrernte Community Boxing Academy in Alice Springs and is using his experience with facing family abuse and domestic violence, to mentor younger generations in the community.

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Produced By: Mark Bensted, and Royston Thompson

Featured In Story: Shannon Althouse – Coach at the Arrernte Community Boxing Academy

First aired on The Wire, Monday 25 March 2024