Adamstown Heights child sexual assault case: “Naming and shaming” on social media can affect how a matter proceeds in court

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THE sexual assault of a child is confronting and sickening to any person who recognises the special vulnerability of children, and their lack of defences when adults abuse their power.

  • Joanne McCarthy
  • Newcastle Herald

It is why the Australian public so strongly supported establishment of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in 2012.

fb 1a photo Matt Rourke LLLLAs a community we said yes to a five-year inquiry that was, at its heart, about the rights of the child to remain innocent, safe, loved and respected.

It is also why there is a…

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