SAVE THE CHILDREN
If voters require any further proof that we need a champion for children elected to the Senate, consider this statistic – 80% of child sexual assault allegations in Family Court cases since 2012 were disbelieved by the judge, despite the fact that research tells us kids tell the truth in 95-98% of cases. That is one of the preliminary findings of a major research project I’ve highlighted at the launch of my Child and Families Policy – and all the more reason why we desperately need a Royal Commission into our dysfunctional family law system.
Research overwhelmingly shows children are more likely not to disclose a sexual assault at all than to make false allegations. However, the culture of disbelief and ignorance that permeates the family law system means they are not being
Our children have been abandoned by our major parties, left to live with child sex offenders or be beaten. One child every 19 days is killed by a parent. Please help me change that – vote 1 Hetty Johnston! READ MORE