Radio Grabs: Report Shows Staggering Cost Of Child Abuse

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RADIO GRABS: Report Shows Staggering Cost of Child Abuse

Tuesday, 18 November, 2008: A landmark report has found child abuse and neglect is costing

Australians ten times more than obesity.

The report also found the actual number of child abuse cases may be five times higher than

official figures.

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Spokesperson: Doctor Joe Tucci, Australian Childhood Foundation (pronounced 'too-chee')

Grab 1 (19 Seconds): 

Says the report is a real wake-up call to the community and all levels of government…

Grab 2 (17 Seconds): 

Says the real cost of child abuse is hidden, with most cases going unreported...

Grab 3 (20 Seconds): 

Says the human and economic costs of child abuse are staggering…

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