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‘It’s real to them, so adults should listen’: what children want you to know to help them feel safe

In recent months, we have been confronted by events that make the world seem unsafe. Among these are the horrific stories of child sexual abuse, the rise in Aboriginal youth suicide and the tragedy of mass killings at the hands of an Australian terrorist in Christchurch. Many of us feel anger, despair, hopelessness and grief [...]

By |2019-03-25T10:51:07+11:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Anxiety, Trauma|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

UNICEF Calls For Urgent Action to Protect Children Online

As more than 175,000 children go online for the first time every day – a new child every half second – UNICEF, the UN Children’s Agency, warned today that digital access means they are exposed not only to a wealth of benefits and opportunities, but also to a host of risks and harms. These risks [...]

By |2018-02-12T09:51:53+11:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Cybersafety|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Sport Protects Children That Suffered Traumatic Experiences

Taking part in sport protects children who are abused or neglected from developing mental health problems in later life, according to a major public health study. People who had adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) but regularly played sports as children were less likely to have a mental illness as an adult, the study found. People who [...]

Last week was Safer Internet Day

It seems that the Internet is a constant source of stress for parents, particularly in regard to three main things.  Telstra released a report last week that stated Aussie kids spent on average, two hours per day online, and this was relatively high when compared to the rest of the world. The amount of time [...]

Muhammad Ali’s advice to his daughters…………..Inspiring

An incident transpired when Muhammad Ali’s daughters arrived at his home wearing clothes that were quite revealing. Here is the story as told by one of his daughters: “When we finally arrived, the chauffeur escorted my younger sister, Laila, and me up to my father’s suite. As usual, he was hiding behind the door waiting [...]

By |2013-01-22T11:43:19+11:00January 15th, 2013|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments