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The Team is building

Dee McLachlan

Strategy, Media:  

 

Dee is filmmaker, author and journalist having made the award-winning film THE JAMMED. The film helped enlighten audiences and lawmakers on the atrocities of sex trafficking.

 

She is also the founder and editor of Gumshoe News which has published over 90 articles on the problems of the Family Court and child protection systems from a number of contributors. She implemented a survey into the Family Court cases in 2018 which demonstrated the malfeasance of the system, and how children are not heard.

Rachel Vaughan

Survivor

Researcher, Advocate:

 

Rachel has become one of the most important researchers and advocates to expose the systematic abuse of children in Australia today. As a child during the 1970s and 80s, she was sexually abused by her father and was trafficked to abusers around Adelaide (known as ‘The Family’).  For over 13 years she has reported these crimes and named her abusers, but she found it impossible to have those responsible investigated by authorities. In August 2018 she gave testimony to the International Tribunal for Natural Justice (ITNJ). She says, “I cannot sit back and allow this injustice..."  (Read her statement here.)