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Program Transcript QUENTIN McDERMOTT: As darkness cloaked this desolate stretch of road five years ago, a woman steered her car onto the verge and settled down with her children to sleep.
It was a bitterly cold winter's night. The next morning her children woke up ravenous. Uncharacteristically, their mother dressed them smartly, braided her hair, and drove into the car park at this country road house. DOT ORDELMAN: These little children looked like little elves. They really tiny pinched faces and that, but they were beautifully dressed and that, but they were hungry. QUENTIN McDERMOTT: Just how hungry the children really were was not immediately apparent. It was only when the mother produced her newborn baby that the awful truth dawned on staff at the roadhouse. The baby boy had died from malnutrition. DR ALLAN CALA: The child did not survive because he was deprived of sufficient calories for growth and development. QUENTIN McDERMOTT: So essentially he starved to death? DR ALLAN CALA: In a nutshell, that's what happened to this child. DOT ORDELMAN: I just can't imagine that you would let a child starve to death. Just the fact that that baby would've been crying until it got too weak to cry. But how do you do that? I just, no I can't, I, I hope I never see anything like it inexpensive pandora bracelets again in my life, um, because it was horrible. QUENTIN McDERMOTT: In Australia today, hundreds of thousands of children are born into loving, caring families. But others are dying from neglect. Legal restrictions on identifying children in care mean that few of these stories receive the publicity they deserve. Tonight we break through this barrier of silence to describe in detail how two children died from appalling neglect, and how if our child protection services had been better, their lives would almost certainly have been saved. Tonight on Four Corners, stories of the children who died, and the system that failed to protect them. QUENTIN McDERMOTT: For many Australians, visiting Alice Springs carries with it all the romance of the Red Centre. But pandora online for some, growing up in the town is an ordeal. This youngster, who is now eighteen, survived a violent, abusive childhood in the Northern Territory. For legal reasons he can't be identified. SON: My mum was a drug addict. Um, there were some points in my life where I had to look after the kids and help out. It was mainly more when my stepdad was around, he was quite violent towards my mum, but then he also didn't like me being around the kids. (To son): You told them pandora create your own bracelet that your stepdad was violent towards you and that he'd thrown you across the room and punched you. Do you remember that? SON: Yep he went to gaol for it. FORMER DET. SGT ANNE LADE: He was actually charged and convicted of assault and there was another incident where what stores sell pandora bracelets and charms um, in fact FACS workers um witnessed ah, the step son being abused by the mother and at that time he was taken from the mother for a period of months. QUENTIN McDERMOTT: The young boy spent fourteen months in foster care. When he rejoined his family, he and his siblings lived in the hotels and motels of Alice Springs and sometimes slept in the car. Maxine Scott was a friend of his mother's and knew the children well. MAXINE SCOTT: Their clothes were never washed. They've never had baths unless they came to my place, yeah, they were always around the streets you know, with dirty clothes on. QUENTIN McDERMOTT: The mother had a big family, and soon after giving birth to her fifth child, a girl, she invited her friends to a barbecue at this motel, where they were staying. Maxine Scott went to have a look at the baby in one of the rooms. MAXINE SCOTT: The baby was on the bed and everyone was outside where the barbecues were and I took the blankets off the baby and that and saw the state it was in. It was just skin and bone when I picked it up. It couldn't even cry. It wouldn't suckle a thumb or a finger from me or anything. It was floppy, yeah. QUENTIN McDERMOTT: Maxine Scott acted on her instincts. She picked the baby up and took her to the police. But they didn't want to know. MAXINE SCOTT: I went to the police station and said you know, I needed help and that and um the police said to me, if I didn't take the baby back I was going to be held up for kidnapping, and so I took the baby back.
And then I went back to a phone box and started ringing FACS and that and got no response until the next morning when I went to work and I rang them again. And it was about two days later that they actually grabbed the baby. QUENTIN McDERMOTT: Child protection workers who seized the baby girl said she looked 'like a skeleton with skin stretched across her face'.
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