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Sexual assault: educate the children

Posted by: 2UE | 3 September, 2012 - 1:12 PM
A Royal Commission into child sex abuse has been announced

It's claimed the high-rate of child sexual assault cases could be halved if the state government rolls out more education and protection services.

Bravehearts is releasing an eight-million-dollar proposal which includes recommending repeat offenders be jailed for a longer period of time.

Director Hetty Johnson tells Stuart Bocking children need to be warned about the dangers out there.


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Where will education funds be found

Gonski Report on Education standards handed down in Canberra

The Gillard government's new national schools reforms want to lift Australian students into the top 5 countries in the world for education. Jason Morrison questions where the funding will come from.

 

Will ad campaign deter boat people?

Both major parties blamed for the asylum seeker issue?

Boat people will be warned they may not be resettled in Australia with a new ad campaign. Brochures, posters and YouTube clips will be used to try and deter asylum seekers from dealing with people smugglers.

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