Wrist-slap for juvenile arsonists not enough

Recent newspaper reports state that money will be spent on mental health in the aftermath of the recent fires which have been responsible for depression and anxiety.

Perhaps the media will stop blaming the implement and focus on the real cause: it’s not the gun but the person; not the knife or the hammer but the person wielding it; not the matches but the person lighting the fire; not the automobile but the person driving it.

Sunraysia Daily

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