Children in detention: when will we learn?

In 2011, Ingrid Maack wrote a heartbreaking story in Rattler magazine (for Community Child Care (NSW)) about Australia’s youngest prisoners. The article describes the awful conditions that children (and adults) have to endure as they await processing, particularly horrific in isolated detention centres. Continue Reading →

Breaking the silence on abuse

Child abuse was highlighted during 2002 with the allegation that a number of churches and institutions had covered up incidents of child sexual abuse. Eddy Jokovich looks at the history of child abuse in Australia and welcomes the end of one of our country’s great silences. Continue Reading →