Hetty Johnston

Type: Person
Name: Hetty Johnston
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bravehearts calls for tougher measures in crackdown on child sex offenders in ACT

The 'Canberra Mums' group is welcoming calls from one of the country's leading child protection groups to toughen sentencing for child sex offenders.Bravehearts has made a submission to a sentencing inquiry and numerous recommendations including indefinite ... [Published 2CC Talking Canberra 1206 - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Officer accused of raping child remains free

The accused police officer wil return to court in two months. Source: SuppliedA POLICE officer charged with raping a young child will remain at large in the community for two months before stepping foot in a courtroom.Despite facing a potential life ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘Thank shoe’ Task Force Argos

Queensland’s world renowned child protection unit, Task Force Argos, has been recognised once again following the Annual ThankShoe Awards organised by child protection group Bravehearts.Police Minister Jack Dempsey extended the congratulations and thanks ... [Published Queensland Government - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

‘Mow-tivated’ Claude Harvey raises $650,000 for Aussie kids

HIS mower was almost swallowed by the Beauty Point River and for days it travelled like a supermarket trolley with a dodgy wheel.But Claude Harvey, aka Australia’s favourite mower-man, trudged on against icy gale forced winds on a quest to raise as much ... [Published MyGC.com.au - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Sex offender squad faces axe (The West Australian)

Budget cuts: Police leaders are reviewing spending. Picture: Sharon Smith/The West AustralianA specialist WA Police squad responsible for monitoring thousands of convicted sex predators could be axed as part of a push to shave millions off the police ... [Published West Australian - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

Child-rights activists reject Australian cardinal’s apology

SYDNEY Child rights advocates on Friday rejected an apology from Australia’s top Catholic cleric George Pell over sex abuse in the Church, saying it was “hypocritical” and lacked credibility.Cardinal Pell, who takes up a high-powered job as head of a ... [Published Oman Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bravehearts calls for restricted notification of paedophiles

COMMUNITY anger has surged in recent weeks around child protection laws following the sentence handed down to Daniel Morcombe’s killer, Brett Peter Cowan.Understandably, people want laws put in place that will better protect their children and calls have ... [Published MyGC.com.au - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hundreds join Bravehearts walk

Archer Brumby, 8, ambassador Edwina Royce, 8, Alice O'Neil, 8, Perry Brumby, 8, and Hugh Brumby,8, with mascot Ditto on the walk yesterday. Source: News LimitedAlice O'Neil, 8, and Edwina Royce, 8, sprint to the finish. Source: News LimitedJess Jackson ... [Published Geelong Advertiser - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

'Never release child sex offenders' urges MP

LNP MP Mal Brough. Photo: Craig Abraham Sunshine Coast MP Mal Brough has called for indefinite prison terms for child sex offenders, saying predators like the man who killed schoolboy Daniel Morcombe lose their right to be free.Brett Peter Cowan was last ... [Published Canberra Times - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Wollongong petition for sex offender registry

A petition created by a Wollongong woman to have the names of sex offenders placed on a publicly available register has attracted more than 400 signatures in under 24 hours. A petition created by a Wollongong woman to have the names of sex offenders placed ... [Published Illawarra Mercury - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Morcombe's want offenders register

While Daniel Morcombe's mother wants all sex offenders tracked on a public register, the idea is yet to gain traction outside Western Australia.Civil libertarians, academics and child protection advocates say a register could push pedophiles underground ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Mar 17 2014]

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"any talk of scaling back in this climate - especially with the royal commission running - is just dangerous and irresponsible" Ms Johnston said
Hetty Johnston, founder of survivors' group Bravehearts, added: "pell?s delayed apology will do little to erase the memories and calm the anguish of victims."

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Bravehearts calls for tougher measures in crack... [Published 2CC Talking Canberra 1206 - Apr 23 2014]
Officer accused of raping child remains free [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 22 2014]
‘Thank shoe’ Task Force Argos [Published Queensland Government - Apr 11 2014]
‘Mow-tivated’ Claude Harvey raises $650,000 for... [Published MyGC.com.au - Apr 02 2014]
Sex offender squad faces axe (The West Australian) [Published West Australian - Apr 01 2014]
Child-rights activists reject Australian cardin... [Published Oman Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
Anti-abuse groups reject Australian cardinal's ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Mar 28 2014]
Bravehearts calls for restricted notification o... [Published MyGC.com.au - Mar 25 2014]
Hundreds join Bravehearts walk [Published Geelong Advertiser - Mar 23 2014]
'Never release child sex offenders' urges MP [Published Canberra Times - Mar 19 2014]
Wollongong petition for sex offender registry [Published Illawarra Mercury - Mar 18 2014]
Morcombe's want offenders register [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Mar 17 2014]
Morcombes support sex offenders register [Published World News Australia - Mar 17 2014]
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