articles/lectures, Forgotten Australians


by Diane Tronc (guest author) on 1 July, 2010

White Balloon Day will be held on Tuesday 7 September In 1999, White Balloon Day prompted an unprecedented 514% increase in the number of child sexual assault disclosures. This phenomenal figure indicates that White Balloon Day does raise awareness and protects children against sexual assault in Australia. The humble white balloon has been adopted by Bravehearts as symbolic of the issue of child sexual assault.