Attorney general Yvette D’Ath warns against ‘sensationalised’ reporting due new laws, which allowed Ashley Paul Griffith to be namedFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastQueensland’s attorney general, Yvette D’Ath, has acknowledged new laws allowing the naming of alleged sex offenders will affect alleged victims, after the identity of a childcare worker accused of being one of Australia’s worst paedophiles was revealed.Under new legislation that came into effect this week, Ashley Paul Griffith, 45, was named by media outlets on Tuesday as the Gold Coast man charged with 1,623 sexual abuse offences against children in Brisbane, Sydney and overseas.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2023-10-04 05:35:59
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