Child maltreatment is a pervasive issue that casts a long, dark shadow over the lives of countless young Australians. It’s a problem that transcends social, economic, and cultural boundaries, leaving a lasting impact on victims and society as a whole.
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While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go.
While National Child Protection Week reminds us that every child, in every community, deserves a fair go, parents must be afforded the same right.
Recently the child protection system in Victoria was thrown into the spotlight once again, for all the wrong reasons.
In Victoria, the growth in OOHC is the fastest in the nation – a grim reality for the state which has endured the harshest and longest lockdowns. With more than 45,000 children already in OOHC across Australia, an additional 4,500 children are estimated to enter OOHC because of the pandemic – put simply, we do not have enough carers.
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