Child Protection

NSW Government to introduce tougher laws for concealing child abuse after Maitland petition started by pastor Bob Cotton

Just over two years ago we begun our journey to see the penalties for concealing Child Sex Abuse increased. Today we got the good news! Thanks to everyone who helped us along the way!

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Announcing stronger penalties for failing to report child sexual a abuse

Our petition to increase the penalties for Concealing Child Sex Abuse has been accepted. Stronger penalties will soon apply in NSW and hopefully the other States and Territories will follow suit. Announcing stronger penalties for failing to report child sexual a abuse. https://t.co/biujI3ee5V — Mark Speakman (@MarkSpeakman) November 12, 2018

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A great day at Parliament House in Sydney. Gareth Ward will be speaking about this petition on 27th November.

A great day at Parliament House in Sydney. Gareth Ward will be speaking about this petition on 27th November. Lets hope he gets the support our kids deserve from both of the major parties. Gareth Ward (parliamentary secretary for education) is at Parliament of NSW. Today I received a petition of more than 13,000 signatures which will […]

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13,000 sign Pastor Bob Cotton’s petition for tougher penalties for concealing child sex abuse ~ Maitland Mercury

I thank the Good Lord for such a brilliant outcome in such a short time. Thanks also to everyone who helped collect signatures, encouraged us to keep at it and all those who signed. Hopefully now the Government will act according to the will of the people and increase the penalty thus deterring those within […]

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Petition to increase penalties for concealing child sexual abuse nears 10,000 signatures at Thornton.

Here is a great video of Paul Gray collecting signatures in Thornton. We passed the 10,000 mark that afternoon. Thanks to everyone that signed the petition, next step is to pass it on to NSW Parliament and trust that they will increase the maximum penalty for those who protect paedophiles to at least five years. […]

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Pastor Bob Cotton and Maurice Blackburn National Head of Abuse Law, Michelle James slam Catholic Church for not lifting seal of confession

The Roman Catholic Church’s decision to preserve the seal of the confessional is an arrogant and disgusting declaration that they will continue to deliberately and intentionally protect child rapists within in their ranks. The Catholic Church’s decision not to lift the seal of confession on abuse allegations means it will “continue to fail to act” on such accusations, […]

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Interview: Bob Cotton on Rema Catchup

We are very grateful to John Marks, CEO of Rhema FM 99.7, and his marvelous staff for the opportunity to share about the petition to increase the maximum penalty for those who conceal child sex offences. The full interview can be downloaded at the following link. https://rhemacatchup.com/live-interviews-geoff-snowden-int…/ RHEMACATCHUP.COM Interview: Bob Cotton – Rhema CatchUp Learn […]