Parenting

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Church leader jailed for abuse that went over 15 years

premium_icon Church leader jailed for abuse that went over 15 years

CHURCH and family members ostracised victims of child sex abuse carried out by a Central Queensland church leader and ‘uncle’.

Young victim groomed with chocolate repulsed by sweet treat

premium_icon Young victim groomed with chocolate repulsed by sweet treat

"When it happened, I told my parents. I knew that he had done the wrong thing, a bad thing. I had been taught that behaviour like that was rude and naughty."

Child sex abuse victim’s life broken beyond repair

premium_icon Child sex abuse victim’s life broken beyond repair

‘I became quite a heavy drinker to try and numb the pain and when that didn’t work, I turned to drugs – lots of drugs.’

Smiles all around for inclusive nippers family

premium_icon Smiles all around for inclusive nippers family

Cody Chamings could stay in the water for hours if it wasn’t for his mum reminding him it’s home time.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Why your teenager hates you - and what you can do about it

premium_icon Why your teenager hates you - and what you can do about it

Raising daughters can be a thankless task that pushes parents to the brink and you’d be surprised what’s behind all that anger.

Childcare workers ‘can’t even change nappies’

premium_icon Childcare workers ‘can’t even change nappies’

Dodgy training courses are blamed for a crisis plaguing centres, with a survey revealing 60 per cent of operators complained that graduates lack the skills.

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