This is one of those cases where the headline pretty much tells the story. It's an UNNAMED DAD in this incident.
Dad beat kids with stick over broken eggs
October 1, 2009 - 6:58AM
A Toowoomba man has been placed on probation and ordered to perform community service after beating six of his children with a broom handle because they broke eggs and spilled icecream.
The man, 39, pleaded guilty in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court yesterday to the common assault of one child and five charges of assault occasioning bodily harm while armed.
The children, aged from three to 10 years old, told police their father came home and became angry with them after it was discovered a carton of eggs were destroyed.
Defence solicitor Brad Skuse said his client was stressed at the time and had come home to discover the children had entered his bedroom where they were not allowed to enter.
"I accept children have to be disciplined in some way, but not by way of sticks," Magistrate Bruce Schemioneck told the man.
Read the full story at The Warwick Daily News.