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Class action may reform laws for the 'forgotten children'

Former inmates of the Banksia Hill Detention Centre are planning a class action lawsuit over ...  
Climate crisis putting a billion children at ‘extremely high risk’

A new UN report has revealed almost half of the world’s children are seriously threatened by the ...  
Sussan Ley to appeal duty of care order

Sussan Ley will appeal a Federal Court order that she has a duty of care to protect young people ...  
Australia's Family Court system failing to protect children

Six years of fighting Family Court battles to try and protect her son from abuse has left one ...  
Asylum seekers: Locked up and let out without support

Locking people away in detention centres for indefinite periods, then releasing them unsupported ...  
Kids prepare another strike against government climate inaction

This Friday, schoolchildren will again take to the streets to protest the failure to address the ...  
No consent for Morrison’s messy taco milkshake video

The Morrison Government's inability to address sexual violence against women is further evinced by ...  
JOHN PILGER: Britain's class war on children

Poverty is still a major issue in Britain, perpetuated by the elitist attitudes of the Johnson ...  
Rachel Downie Stymies the hidden bully

“If I can’t keep them safe, I can’t teach them anything.” ~ 2020 Australian of the Year ...  
When grandparenting is an unfair burden

A growing number of grandparents care full time for their grandchildren in Australia, without ...  
The removal of First Nations children remains scandalously high

The forced removal of a child or children from their parents is indisputably one of the most ...  
Students should hold the Government to account over climate inaction

A smaller scale day of climate action took place on 25 September and students have plenty of ...  
School curriculum review leaves value of education in question

A review of the Australian testing curriculum could leave students without valuable skills to face ...  
The sad state of Indigenous youth suicide

Gerry Georgatos reflects on a funeral he attended of a 19-year-old lost to suicide, an event that ...  
Dickensian Australia — homeless orphans and ten-year-old children gaoled

Instead of offering assistance, our political system is one that would sooner incarcerate children ...  
Youth detention is a national crisis

What is Australia doing to protect our young people during COVID-19?  
National Redress Scheme is the final insult

For all its good intentions, the National Redress Scheme doesn't come close to repairing the ...  
Child sexual abuse and the difficulty of coming forward

Sexual abuse suffered by children leaves a lifetime of damage and can be painful to talk about, as ...  

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