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Children and discipline: how far should we go?

February 2001 - Children and discipline: how far should we go?The practice of using corporal discipline on children has declined in popularity in Australia over the latter part of the 20th century. Nonetheless, debate rages about whether the state has any right to decide what forms of discipline a parent can use and, if so, where to draw the lines. In New South Wales, a Private Member's Bill sponsored by Independent MLC Alan Corbett has put the issues in the public spotlight once again.

Smacking is all of our business
by Libby Burke - 15/02/2001 - 1 comment
Topsy-turvy debate on NSW corporal punishment Bill
by Louis Schetzer - 15/02/2001 - 1 comment
Corporal punishment is not all bad
by Barry Maley - 15/02/2001 - 14 comments
Excessive Punishment Bill adds clarity
by Patrick Parkinson - 15/02/2001
New South Wales child protection law lacks clarity and definition
by Alan Corbett - 15/02/2001 - 1 comment
Punishment misses the mark
by Beth Macgregor - 15/02/2001 - 2 comments

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