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new cubby offers children sanctuary when they attend court

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new cubby offers children sanctuary when they attend court

imagine you are 10 years old, and terrified.you’ve had very little sleep at an overnight emergency placement. your clothes are in the bag you’re holding. and today you’ll go to court to find out if you will be removed from your family. lee cameron, from the alannah and madeline foundation, in the new children's cubby house at the children's court.  photo: chris hopkinsit’s a time most young people will remember vividly, when every effort should be made to reduce the trauma in the process that confronts them.but enter the austere, glass-clad melbourne children’s court, in the city’s legal precinct, and it’s hard to imagine a space less welcoming to a shell-shocked child.until recently, the only waiting area the court had for...