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Kids smiling all the way to the bank in Bowraville

NAPCAN’s Angela Walsh with Bowraville preschoolers. The preschool receives support from UBS Optimus Foundation which ensures children are safe and ready for their future.

Article by Damon Kitney printed in The Weekend Australian, September 21, 2013.

February 10, 2014
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Child abuse should be viewed like smoking.

Child abuse in Australia should be viewed the same way as smoking – as a primary health problem with huge ramifications, a child protection advocate says.

September 18, 2013
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Article on Domestic Violence by Victorian Police Commissioner, Ken Lay: “This is a bloke’s issue”

I want you all to imagine something with me. Imagine that each week an Australian is murdered at a train station.

That each week, someone’s brother or sister; mother or father is violently killed getting on or off a train. Picture it?
Now picture the public response.

September 13, 2013
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Early action is key to improving the lives of all children.

Great article in the Sydney Morning Herald by Anne Hollonds who is the chief executive of the Benevolent Society. Last week I found myself reading the harrowing account of a day in the life of a Family and Community Services caseworker in the Herald. I only made it to ”10am” before I had to stop. The…

August 25, 2013
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Families Australia, National Child Protection Week press release, 30 August 2013

On the eve of National Child Protection Week (1-7 September), Families Australia has called for vastly more effort to make protecting children everyone’s business.

August 20, 2013
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NAPCAN supports Families Australia’s call for all politicians to do more for vulnerable families this election

Families Australia calls on all Australian political parties to prioritise the needs of families and individuals experiencing vulnerability and marginalisation.

August 19, 2013
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The National Children’s Commissioner in the Northern Territory as part of her Big Banter tour

The National Children’s Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, believes that children and young people are experts in their own live, she needs to ask the experts!

August 18, 2013
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13th Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) works towards the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect, and exploitation globally. Registration and abstract submission are now open for several international conferences.

August 17, 2013
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Celebrating National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day (NAICD) with SNAICC

NAICD is coming up on 4 August 2013. This year NAICD is all about standing up for child rights. It’s about creating a space for people to come together and discuss Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s rights – Right Here Right Now: Our Rights Matter! It is also a day of celebration and pride…

August 16, 2013
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