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Corporal punishment alive and well in Chinchilla

Roger Scott writes that in a recent addition to the TJRyan Foundation website, he took some comfort in reporting that the decision taken when he was Director-General of Education in 1992 to abolish corporal punishment had finally come to completion in 2015.

‘This was an error.  I misled our subscribers by reporting at face value the news communicated in the Sunday Mail of 28 February that ‘Last schools drop the cane’, – the end of corporal punishment in Queensland.

‘I apologise unreservedly to the management of the two schools, Central Queensland Christian College and Chinchilla Christian School, and to the chief executive officer of the Christian Communities Ministries for any confusion created by my article.’

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