‘The Mowerman’ hits Gold Coast for Bravehearts

Bravehearts White Balloon Day

SAMARA MCRAE AND STAFF WRITERS Seventy-five-year-old Robina resident Claude ‘The Mowerman’ Harvey will be pushing his famed lawn mower from Coolangatta to Hope Island and back this week to help raise money for Bravehearts’ White Balloon … [Read more...]

Child Protection and Domestic Violence campaigner Hetty Johnston AM to run for Logan Mayor

HANNAH SBEGHEN High-profile child protection and domestic violence advocate Hetty Johnston announced she is running for Mayor in South-east Queensland's Logan City after the position became vacant for March 2016. Logan Mayor Pam Parker … [Read more...]

Child Protection Week: 40,000 kids in Aus abused or neglected

MELANIE WHITING This Father’s Day the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) will launch Child Protection Week (6th –12th Sept) now in its 25th year. More than 40,000 children in Australia were recorded as … [Read more...]

Bravehearts selfie campaign calls for an end to child sexual assault

CHERYL YONG Bravehearts has launched their ‘Who R U Protecting’ selfie campaign to encourage mass participation in helping protect the 1 in 5 Australian children who are at risk of being sexually assaulted. Bravehearts media manager Jason … [Read more...]

Bravehearts’ reach out for child protection

JONATHON NOONE Julia Gillard’s announcement in November last year that a Royal Commission would investigate institutional responses to child sexual abuse was the ultimate reward for Bravehearts. After a decade of fighting for the country’s … [Read more...]