National Child Protection Week

This week is National Child Protection Week, launched on Father’s Day in Brisbane by Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan and Brisbane Broncos Coach Wayne Bennett, highlighting that there were over 58,000 cases of child neglect and abuse nationwide reported last year. The slogan this year is “Children See. Children Do” which clearly sets out how children… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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National Child Protection Week

This week is National Child Protection Week, launched on Father’s Day in Brisbane by Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan and Brisbane Broncos Coach Wayne Bennett, highlighting that there were over 58,000 cases of child neglect and abuse nationwide reported last year.

The slogan this year is “Children See. Children Do” which clearly sets out how children copy their parents’ behaviour.

I was particularly drawn to this phrase. Recently I attempted (poorly) to explain to a friend about how violence can be transmitted from one generation to the next, when she looked at me and summed it up in 4 words: “Monkey see. Monkey do.”

Things to Read, Watch & Listen

Government: Aussies Get Out of the Ukraine

The Australian Government has recommended that all Australians in the Ukraine leave the Ukraine immediately. The move comes after the build up of over 100,000 Russian troops in Russia and Belarus, all bordering Ukraine, and the high risk that Russia will invade the Ukraine. The call by the Australian Government echoes calls by the UK… Read More »Government: Aussies Get Out of the Ukraine

Should You Go to South Korea for Surrogacy?

In this video, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page discusses surrogacy and its legal situations in South Korea.

Should You Go to Russia for Surrogacy?

In this video, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page weighs down the pros and cons of going to Russia for surrogacy.