Category Archives: Children

Indigenous children 10.6 times more likely to be removed from home

Report says Indigenous children are eight times more likely than non-Indigenous children to be receiving child protection services Continue reading…
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Child marriage: one in three women wed before 15th birthday

Girl Summit tackles female genital mutilation and child marriage, as Unicef warns 280 million girls could be brides before 18More than 700 million women worldwide were married as children, with one in three of them married before their 15th birthday, a…
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Coalition not ruling out changes to guarantee child support payments

Under new proposal child support would be paid to single parents regardless of whether the other parent contributes Continue reading…
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Online child abuse image investigations rise fivefold in a year, says ACMA

Communications watchdog says jump more likely to be result of greater awareness of hotline than corresponding jump in abuse Continue reading…
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