I truly thank God that we have been able to help make the future safer for children. Hopefully, the other States and Territories will follow NSW’s lead. MAITLANDMERCURY.COM.AU A big change that started here in Maitland We’re proud to have played a role in the campaign One of our readers commented on our Facebook […]
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!
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
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
Until now, most domestic violence has been dealt with under Common Assault and carries a maximum penalty of 2 years imprisonment. If the perpetrator of the abuse puts their hands around the throat of the victim it will fall under new legislation specifically targeting strangulation and will attract a maximum penalty of 5 years imprisonment, […]