Monthly Archives: October 2019

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Weak sentencing letting down child abuse victims

Evidence presented to a Senate Committee yesterday demonstrates once again that victims of sexual abuse feel let down by weak and inadequate sentences handed to perpetrators. That’s not surprising when last year 39 per cent of Commonwealth Child Sex Offenders received absolutely no jail time when convicted of child sex crimes. Of the remainder who did receive jail time, the most common sentences was just six months in custody. [...]

By |2019-11-01T03:37:26+00:00October 30th, 2019|

MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE – Girls Takeover Parliament

As the youngest woman in this Australian parliament, I would like to extend my support for the Girls Takeover Parliament program, an organisation that aims to encourage young women to become more politically engaged and to provide a pathway for them to pursue a career in politics. The Takeover enables young women to make political networks and provides them training for working in parliament as well as mentorship for [...]

By |2020-05-25T06:03:45+00:00October 14th, 2019|

Old Tasmanian Hotel restoration

Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, and Mayor of the Break O’Day Council, Mick Tucker, have welcomed the start of a funding agreement which will see restoration works carried-out at the Old Tasmanian Hotel, in Fingal. “The commencement of the funding agreement for the restoration of the Old Tasmanian Hotel marks an important day for Fingal community,” Senator Chandler said. “The project will revitalise and transform the former hotel [...]

By |2019-11-01T03:35:08+00:00October 4th, 2019|

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