Victorian school principals can now access medical records of parents and children

Children Legislation Amendment (Sharing of Information) Bill 2017 now legislation.   http://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/domino/Web_Notes/LDMS/PubPDocs.nsf/ee665e366dcb6cb0ca256da400837f6b/60146AE56B794125CA2581F400036887/$FILE/581377bi1.pdf Subject: URGENT- Children Legislation Amendment (Sharing of Information) Bill                                              -ATTENTION ALL PARENTS AND MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS-  Please read carefully and send on the material above about legislation just past by the Victorian Parliament which will allow any  school principals and Education department officials […]

Men are also victims of home violence

Bettina Arndt

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/opinion/bettina-arndt-men-are-also-victims-of-home-violence/news-story/da4bc12a017e07e17352cf355b73c680 HERE’S some good news that passed unnoticed late last year — our official statistics reveal that for the past decade there’s been no increase in women being abused by their partners. That was the story that dropped through the cracks when the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced the results of its 2016 Personal Safety […]