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Katanning’s great shame - The time is now to stand up to child sexual abuse

katannings-shameKatanning is a town located 277 km south east of Perth, Western Australia on the Great Southern Highway in the heart of Noongar Country. Katanning has a population of 4,000 and a history of a culture of silence around child sexual abuses.

From the age of seven up until she was 13 years old Elizabeth Johns was sexually abused by one of the town's community stalwarts - a Noongar man. Many...


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