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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 ...  
Wren's Week: Morrison's push to reopen schools sees Dan Andrews emerge a hero

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has been defying pressure from Scott Morrison to comply with his ...  
De-platforming Trump — and trumping Morrison

Morrison is unlikely to resort to the unhinged rantings of Trump, we should monitor the PM and his ...  
Returning to schools is a question of safety

School teaching periods are back next week with teachers’ unions still questioning just how safe ...  
EXCLUSIVE: Yet another assault allegation emerges against George Pell

95 year-old, Eileen Piper, mother of a sex abuse suicide victim, accuses George Pell of physical ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Militarised Youth — The Children of the FARC

Peter Baker explores a fascinating account of the lives of child soldiers in Colombia and the ...  
Victims of domestic violence are never alone

Marilyn Beech grew up living with a monster, but hopes her story will inspire others in similar ...  
The destructive circle of sexual abuse

Mark Hodgetts shares his experience with the wide-reaching consequences of sexual abuse and how it ...  
EXCLUSIVE: George Pell, Father Anthony Bongiorno and the killing of Maria James

times with her own kitchen knife. As a new inquest begins into these killings, contributing ...  
The contrived ‘war on Christmas’ narrative is now targeting kids

In a world going continually madder, a childcare centre has cancelled an end-of-year celebration ...  
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