Hetty Johnston

Type: Person
Name: Hetty Johnston
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Harsher sentence for Belconnen library molester welcomed by child protection campaigners

Child protection campaigners have welcomed a harsher sentence for a man who molested a three-year-old at the Belconnen Library.The campaigners say the sexual assault by Shane Williams, 40 of Campbell, as he walked to a police station for his regular reporting ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Advocates want national compensation scheme for children

The Royal Commission, which has held hearings surrounding abuse at the North Coast Children's Home in Grafton, the Salvation Army's Riverview Training Farm near Ipswich and the Toowoomba Catholic Dioceses response to a pedophile teacher, resumed this ... [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Raising awareness about sexual assault

White Balloon Day aims to recognise and prevent children being sexually abused.Bravehearts is asking the big question to all Roxby Downs residents this annual White Balloon Day: #whoRUprotecting?It might be your son, daughter, niece or nephew, grandchildren, ... [Published Roxby Downs Sun - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Developing bravehearts

CHILDREN'S safety will be the focus of a new initiative for public school students throughout NSW. CHILDREN'S safety will be the focus of a new initiative for public school students throughout NSW. The resource, called 'Ditto in a Box', was developed ... [Published Southern Highland News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Child protection advocate Hetty Johnston on Gammy's parent's interview

:39 PM byChild protection advocate and founder of Bravehearts Hetty Johnston says repeat child sex offenders should not have access to IVF.A West Australian couple have been accused by a Thai surrogate mother of abandoning male baby Gammy, ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Child sex offenders to face five years jail for secret name change

Child sex offenders who change their name without permission to avoid scrutiny, face five years in prison under toughened child protection laws.Under legislation introduced by Police Minister Stuart Ayres, the child protection register will also be widened ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Law change snares child sex predators

Since the legislation was amended in April last year, creating a new offence of grooming a child under 16, 46 people have been charged on 80 counts.Offenders face up to five years’ jail, or 10 years if the child is under 12. NAMED: Qld considers posting ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Cars & chrome convoy to the GC for Bravehearts Highway Thunder

THE 2014 Bravehearts Highway Thunder will rumble into the Gold Coast on Sunday August 10 with a convoy of custom chrome showing and shining their support for Aussie kids.Souped up cars, bikes and trucks will depart from the northern and southern ends ... [Published MyGC.com.au - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Man caught in bed with boy walks free

HIGH profile child advocate and Bravehearts CEO Hetty Johnston has slammed the decision by a Brisbane court to release a child sex offender back into the community after only 271 days in prison - and has warned he mayl offend again. Caboolture man Corey ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Bravehearts launches privately funded investigation into family court

Bravehearts founder Hetty Johnston says the organisation is gathering evidence on family court decisions and will submit its findings to the Federal Government.Source: 7.30 Queensland |Duration: 6min 39sec ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Two sides to publishing register of convicted sex offenders

CONTROVERSIAL broadcaster Derryn Hinch’s plan for publishing a national register of all convicted sex offenders received another boost on Tuesday, this time from the Queensland government. CONTROVERSIAL broadcaster Derryn Hinch’s plan for publishing a ... [Published Ballarat Courier - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

White Balloon Day coming to Donnybook-Bridgetown on September 12

WHITE Balloon Day is Bravehearts' key fundraising and awareness initiative. WHITE Balloon Day is Bravehearts' key fundraising and awareness initiative which aims to put an end to child sexual assault.Now in its 18th year, White Balloon Day is designed ... [Published Donnybrook Bridgetown Mail - Jul 21 2014]

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"child protection is everyone's responsibility and we all have children in our lives who we love and want to protect" Ms Johnston said

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Local celebrities unite to protect Aussie kids ... [Published MyGC.com.au - 10 hours ago]
Harsher sentence for Belconnen library molester... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 19 2014]
Advocates want national compensation scheme for... [Published Coffs Coast Advocate - Aug 18 2014]
Raising awareness about sexual assault [Published Roxby Downs Sun - Aug 14 2014]
Help organise Maitland's Balloon Day events [Published Maitland Mercury - Aug 13 2014]
Developing bravehearts [Published Southern Highland News - Aug 11 2014]
Child protection advocate Hetty Johnston on Gam... [Published ABC Online - Aug 11 2014]
Child sex offenders to face five years jail for... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 09 2014]
Law change snares child sex predators [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 07 2014]
Cars & chrome convoy to the GC for Bravehearts ... [Published MyGC.com.au - Aug 06 2014]
Man caught in bed with boy walks free [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 05 2014]
Bravehearts launches privately funded investiga... [Published ABC Online - Aug 01 2014]
Hinch uses Morcombe tragedy to push registry [Published Central Queensland News - Jul 29 2014]
Two sides to publishing register of convicted s... [Published Ballarat Courier - Jul 29 2014]
Sex offenders register 'in the mix' for Queensland [Published The Daily Examiner - Jul 29 2014]
Qld to consider sex pest register: Hinch [Published Prime 7 - Jul 29 2014]
Public sex offenders register: Derryn Hinch mee... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 29 2014]
Hinch wants Qld to back sex pest register (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 28 2014]
Hinch push for Qld pedophile register [Published Geelong Advertiser - Jul 28 2014]
Religious Sect Highlights Sex Offense in Australia [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 28 2014]
White Balloon Day coming to Donnybook-Bridgetow... [Published Donnybrook Bridgetown Mail - Jul 21 2014]
White Balloon Day lifts off in September [Published Cootamundra Herald - Jul 20 2014]
Support White Balloon Day [Published Murray Valley Standard - Jul 17 2014]
Bravehearts launches White Balloon Day [Published Whyalla News - Jul 17 2014]
Lawyers' lack of sexual knowledge exposed [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 12 2014]
Indecent assault not guilty plea [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jun 19 2014]
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