'Something is wrong': Inquiry hears harrowing school violence stories

Kirsten Lawson
Sherryn Groch
By Kirsten Lawson, and Sherryn Groch
Updated June 15 2019 - 3:22am, first published June 13 2019 - 2:00pm

A nine-year-old boy who feels "all hope is lost" after being punched, kicked and strangled in the schoolyard remains in the same class as the child responsible.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

It's about the truth for me. That means asking questions. Then asking more questions. On the best days, we get answers.

Sherryn Groch

Sherryn Groch

Journalist

Sherryn is a journalist at The Canberra Times, with a special interest in education and social affairs.

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