Grace Tame: Australian of the Year's shocked response on live TV at child sex ...

Grace Tame: Australian of the Year's shocked response on live TV at child sex ...
Grace Tame: Australian of the Year's shocked response on live TV at child sex ...
Australian of the Year Grace Tame seethes as she finds out on live TV she wasn't asked to help draft a child sexual abuse prevention strategy The National Strategy to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse is due for release Australian of the Year, sexual abuse survivor Grace Tame not invited to help on it  She appeared shocked when was asked on live TV if she had been involved in it

View
comments

Australian of the Year Grace Tame found out live on national television that she had been snubbed over a key government plan to combat child sexual abuse.

Ms Tame, a high profile sexual abuse survivor, smiled awkwardly - but visibly seethed - as she was asked on ABC News 24 what the government's National Strategy to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse would include.

'No, I haven't been [involved],' a shocked Ms Tame said, shaking her head, and staring off screen. 'I haven't been involved in the drafting of that.'

'But I assume you would like to have been?' the ABC interviewer asked her. 

Australian of the Year Grace Tame smiled awkwardly - but visibly seethed - while speaking about the matter

Australian of the Year Grace Tame smiled awkwardly - but visibly seethed - while speaking about the matter

'Sure. I mean that's my job and I've been banking on about that all year, that we should be focusing on prevention.'

Ms Tame raised her hands in a 'surrender' motion and added 'I'm not going to be malcontented and complain that I haven't been invited to participate in that.'

'But they're making progress, that's

read more from dailymail.....

PREV New Delta subvariant of Covid is MORE infectious and will be dominant in Britain
NEXT UK travellers 'face huge queues in Europe next year' under new checks