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Smacking your children: is it acceptable?

by Peter Magee on July 19, 2011

Peter MageeSmacking children in Australia is quite common place, and I find that there is at least one tantrum and smacking episode occurring somewhere in the isles of my local grocery store just about every time I visit.

In NSW parents and guardians have a legal defence that allows them to discipline children provided the punishment is reasonable.

However, although it … Read more