Posts Tagged ‘children’

Taxpayer playtime

Posted: 12:13 pm on 5th May 2015

Last November marked 25 years since the Convention on the Rights of the Child was first opened for state signature. Australia, along with most of the rest of the world, is now a party to the Convention, which affirms many important rights, like the rights of children not to be tortured, not to be subject to sexual abuse or trafficking, and not to be drafted into military service. Alongside these…

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$3m funding circus for NSW and Federal governments

Posted: 11:48 am on 17th July 2013

We keep hearing how our children are getting fatter and fatter. Well, it turns out the government has a great new sport and recreation program to get our children fit and healthy again. Our latest instalment of mindless government waste is the funding of the Flying Fruit Fly Circus for young people. According to their website, The Flying Fruit Fly Circus is Australia‚Äôs world famous circus for young people. We…

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