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NOTE: Items indexed from The Age are often syndicated in other Fairfax newspapers. Thus, the hyperlink below an Age item may lead to the same item on another Fairfax publication's website. News Ltd newspapers' articles and items can also be found in other newspapers than the one indexed by Echo. Thus, any hyperlink offered may lead to the same item printed in other than the newspaper indicated. The item or article will, however, be the same.

H/SUN, February 4, 2012, page 12, news item by Nathan Mawby, `Don't ban smacking'.

H/SUN, February 3, 2012, page 1, news item by Elissa Doherty, `Time to ban smacking'.

H/SUN, February 15, 2012, page 5, news item (photo) by Alex White, `Tough love makes bad kids'.

H/SUN, February 25, 2012, page 3, news item by Janet Fife-Yeomans, `Judge backs smack'.

AUST, March 3, 2012, page 16, comment by Angela Shanahan, `In the hubbub over parenting styles, it's not just the mother's story'.

AGE, April 6, 2012, page 9, news item, `No cane, no gain in the behaviour of students'.

AGE, July 29, 2013, page 18, editorial, `Why smacking should be regarded as a crime'.

AGE, July 26, 2013, page 2, news item by Rachel Browne, `Outlawing the smack'.