‘You want a Mercedes Benz plan but your child is only eligible for a Mini Minor’: Inside NDIS review ‘hell’

‘You want a Mercedes Benz plan but your child is only eligible for a Mini Minor’: Inside NDIS review ‘hell’

Posted May 19, 2018 06:11:00 Mother-of-two Suzie Robertson says she feels blackmailed and pressured by the National Disability Insurance Scheme review process. Her son’s claim has been under review for 15 months and she said the experience had been “momentous, stressful”. “The wheels began to fall off” when she was …

Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged to speed up outlawing of child marriages

Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged to speed up outlawing of child marriages

By Farid M Ibrahim Posted May 17, 2018 13:23:07 Photo: This 15-year-old boy and his 14-year-old bride made national news when a religious court granted them permission to be married. (Supplied: TribunNews) Related Story: India’s child marriage numbers nearly halved, UNICEF says Related Story: Imam who oversaw illegal marriage of …

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Australia, Jobs, Australia, 554

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Australia, Jobs, Australia, 554

Position Profile: This is an exciting Telepsychiatry role for a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, in Western Australia. The role is based in Perth, the capital of the state, although alternative locations are negotiable, and provides a service across regions in Country WA, and will work closely with Area Director Child and …

Tasmanian child protection whistleblowers detail claims of abuse in foster care

Tasmanian child protection whistleblowers detail claims of abuse in foster care

Posted May 10, 2018 19:46:45 Whistleblowers have detailed allegations of child abuse in foster care, saying the Tasmanian Government is so desperate to house vulnerable children they are being sent to abusive out-of-home care environments. The ABC has changed the name of the two child protection workers to protect their …

Child protection services ‘failed’ two-year-old girl allegedly raped in Tennant Creek, report finds

Child protection services ‘failed’ two-year-old girl allegedly raped in Tennant Creek, report finds

Updated May 09, 2018 21:23:05 Photo: The Tennant Creek community was left reeling by the alleged incident (ABC: Bridget Brennan) Child protection services “failed” a two-year-old girl allegedly raped in the outback town of Tennant Creek, and provided “inadequate and ad-hoc” support, an independent report has concluded. The Children’s Commissioner, …

Melania Trump accused of plagiarism in Be Best child wellbeing campaign material – Donald Trump’s America

Melania Trump accused of plagiarism in Be Best child wellbeing campaign material – Donald Trump’s America

Updated May 09, 2018 08:35:36 Photo: First lady Melania Trump launches her Be Best initiatives. (Reuters: Kevin Lamarque) Melania Trump has been accused of plagiarism again after reporters noticed striking similarities between her recently announced Be Best initiative and Obama-era documents. Key points: Reporters noticed similarities between Ms Trump’s documents …

Child hit and killed by car at Port Augusta on National Highway One

Child hit and killed by car at Port Augusta on National Highway One

Updated May 08, 2018 08:23:48 An eight-year-old boy has been hit and killed by a car at Port Augusta in South Australia’s north. Emergency services were called to Victoria Parade, a section of the Augusta Highway which is part of National Highway One, at about 7:00pm on Monday after reports …

Reworked child protection system in Tasmania under fire from unions, case worker

Reworked child protection system in Tasmania under fire from unions, case worker

Posted May 07, 2018 20:03:35 Two key Tasmanian unions have raised serious concerns about the State Government’s redesign of the child protection system, claiming it will farm out responsibility for child safety to the non-government sector. The Government announced a major overhaul of the “broken” child protection system in 2015 …

Performing arts school trio: Supporters of accused of child sexual abuse refused bail

Performing arts school trio: Supporters of accused of child sexual abuse refused bail

Updated May 04, 2018 17:40:39 Dozens of people packed into a Sydney court to show their support for three women linked to a performing arts school in regional New South Wales and accused of sexually abusing three young boys. Therese Ann Cook, 58, Yyani Cook-Williams, 30, and Clarissa Meredith, 23, …

Need A Trustworthy Child Carer For Our Child

Need A Trustworthy Child Carer For Our Child

Hobsons Bay, VIC – I am looking for a caring childcare provider to help us with our child. Please send me a message if you are interested. TC Created by Tennielle. on 29/04/2018 Job Details $19 – $24 / Hour Starts: Shortly About Family 1 Child Age: Newborn (up to …