Monthly Archives: October 2010

Stuff on children’s propensity for injury bugs me!

I read through a few policies for my research (more than three hundred in fact). The ones that really irked me were those that focused on children’s limitations and the potential consequences if children tried to do something that they … Continue reading

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A short bit about my research

http://blogs.abc.net.au/victoria/2010/10/let-kids-roam-free.html?site=melbourne&program=melbourne_drive

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Opinion Piece

From the National Times Online Opinion http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/cloistered-kids-make-terrible-adults-20101012-16hhh.html Cloistered kids make terrible adults Julie Rudner October 12, 2010 If my parents had raised me the same way now as they did in the 1970s and ’80s, I’m sure they would attract … Continue reading

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Short article on new research from VicHealth

http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/parents-fears-stop-kids-walking-to-school-20101019-16r6m.html Parents fears stop kids walking to school October 19, 2010 – 7:59AM AAP Parental fears of crime and traffic were the most common barriers to allowing their children to walk to school, a survey has found. A VicHealth survey … Continue reading

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