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Media release: NAPCAN calls on all Queenslanders to ask themselves how they can play their part in protecting children

The death of 12-year-old schoolgirl, Tiahleigh Palmer, is a senseless tragedy that has touched almost every Queenslander and rightfully raised feelings of anger, blame, sadness and helplessness. But NAPCAN urges Queenslanders to move away from blame and aggressive finger-pointing and to ask ourselves ‘what can I do to play my part in protecting children?’.

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Royal Commission a waste if nothing happens, warns NAPCAN

The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect warns that the Royal Commission into Youth Detention in the Northern Territory must this time be followed by some real action if it is to have any value.
In particular, they want to see prevention-focused outcomes identified in previous reports and inquiries into the Child Protection and Juvenile Justice Systems in the Northern Territory implemented as a matter of urgency.
NAPCAN President Teresa Scott says those recommendations, fully implemented, would go a long way to preventing children and young people having to come into contact with the Child Protection and Juvenile Justice Systems in the first place.

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Events

Robin Clark Memorial Awards

Nominate a hero of child, youth and family services for 2014 awards.   The Victorian Government is calling for nominations for the Robin Clark Memorial Awards 2014.  Nominations are sought for individuals, teams and groups who have made a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, young people and families

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