New child abuse laws slammed by Maitland Pastor Bob Cotton and sexual abuse survivor Paul Gray

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
July 10 2018 - 8:00pm
OUTRAGE: Maitland Pastor Bob Cotton says new child abuse laws are inadequate.

New child sex offence laws have been slammed as “a cruel joke and an insult to survivors” by Maitland Pastor Bob Cotton, who wants harsher penalties for concealing abuse.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.