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Welcome Sophie Cieciwa

Child Safe Strategies is incredibly excited to welcome Sophie Cieciwa to the team. Sophie is an experienced trainer and has worked with a vast variety of organisations to support them in embedding effective child safeguarding strategies and practices. Is passionate about making sure those working with children and young people deeply understand the complexities of child abuse and how people target organisations in order to offend.  …

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Media – Sex Offence Reforms

https://childsafestrategies.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/My-Movie_0.mp4 Child Safe Strategies CEO Debbie Boyse was invited to Parliament House for a press conference on April 6th led by State Leader of Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party Stuart Grimley MP. Mr Grimley debated a motion that requires the Government to start consultation on an alternative, online sexual assault reporting option, tabling the outcomes of such engagement by 1 September this year.   Mr Grimley was also joined by a…

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New online safety laws come into force

New online safety laws come into force (safety commissioner)    Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has welcomed the commencement of the Online Safety Act, which provides additional protections for Australians in the fight against online harms. “The Online Safety Act has now come into force and makes Australia’s existing laws for online safety more expansive and much stronger,” said eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant. “These new laws cement…

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Melbourne man jailed over ‘most extreme’ child abuse material

A Melbourne man has been jailed for four years for possession of what police say is the “most extreme” kind of child abuse material. An investigation into the 43-year-old Caulfield man began in May last year, after reports an online user was accessing child abuse material. Inquiries by the Australian Federal Police-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation identified a Melbourne man as the user…

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Women’s experience of COVID-19 economic insecurity linked to partner violence, study finds

The survey found that economic stresses associated with the pandemic were linked both to the onset and escalation of intimate partner violence. especially first-time violence. This article contains references to domestic violence: Women’s economic insecurity during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic was linked with an increased chance of experiencing intimate partner violence, a new study has found.  The study builds on earlier research…

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