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What is ‘The Other Talk’?

At some point most young people will sit down with their parents to have ‘the talk’. It’s not always easy, but learning about sex is an important conversation that every parent and child should have. Now it’s time to have The Other Talk.

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Abused SA Student Paid $40,000

A former South Australian student has been paid $40,000 by South Australia’s Education Department after suffering at the hands of a convicted sex offender employed at a regional school.

The 2009 settlement came three years before a different former student received $30,000 in alleged hush money from the department last year, after being wrongly accused of viewing hundreds of pornographic websites that his teacher had accessed.