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More support needed for families before adoption: Bath

May 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

More support needed for families before adoption: Bath

The Northern Territory is failing almost a quarter of the children who have been identified as victims of neglect and abuse, according to the Northern Territory children’s Commissioner Howard Bath. Dr Bath told ABC Alice Springs presenter Nadine Maloney nearly one in four children who were “substantiated as being harmed are resubstantiated within 12 months.” Commenting on calls by Chief Minister Adam Giles and deputy Dave Tollner for the introduction of adoption procedures for ...Read more