Activists & Whistleblowers

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (January 3, 2013)

Where Are We Now? (Or: The First Steps in a 1,000-Step Journey) (January 7, 2013)

Why Comment? (Or: An Answer to My Own Question ) (January 16, 2013)

This Blog (Or: Seeing the Woods Despite the Trees) (January 17, 2013)

Commissioner Murray (Or: Barnardos Boy Made Good) (January 21, 2013)

Power Distance and Abuse (Or: I Kick Therefore I Am) (February 12, 2013)

The Role of Expert Witnesses in the Royal Commission (Or: Asymmetric Warfare) (February 21, 2013)

Really Good Liars (Or: A Priest in Sheep’s Clothing) (March 3, 2013)

Who Can Address the Royal Commission? (Or: Victims are to be Seen but Not Heard) (March 12, 2013)

Proof of a Theory: The Heiner Affair and the Carmody Inquiry Latest (Or: Not to be Heard at the Hearing) (March 21, 2013)

An Idiot Speaks: (Or: Poor Old Fella) (May 12, 2013)

The Real Heroes: (Or: I’m Betting on David!) (May 26, 2013)

Oversight or Policy? (Or: Information is Power) (June 19, 2013)

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 3 (Or: Try Proving Otherwise) (July 15, 2013)

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 3, Day 5 (Or: Poor Old Steptoe) (July 19, 2013)

The Yeshivah College Case (Or: Australia Exports Yet Another Paedophile) (July 20, 2013)

The Debelle Enquiry Fall-Out (Or: A Whistleblower Wins) (July 21, 2013)

Where To Now? (Or: Keeping Up The Momentum) (August 2, 2013)

The Power of T-Shirts (Or: George Pell Is Easily Annoyed) (August 3, 2013)

Election Time! (Or: Is Anybody Listening?) (August 5, 2013)

A Really Good Idea (Or: Many Hands Make Light Work) (August 6, 2013)

Making a Submission (Or: Unaccustomed As I Am To Public Submissions…) (August 11, 2013)

The Need for Citizen Ombudsmen (Or: Bugger Off! I Don’t Work for You.) (August 16, 2013)

Mandatory Reporting Laws (Or: Less Best?) (August 18, 2013)

Who to Contact First? (Or: Choose Wisely) (August 27, 2013)

For Families and Friends of Victims (Or: I’m Not Ready Yet for That) (August 30, 2013)

Financial and Association Disclosure (Or: What? Me Compromise?) (September 7, 2013)

The Chief Commissioner Addresses a Fund-Raising Luncheon (Or: Get Out of Jail Free Cards Now on Offer) (September 8, 2013)

Federal Government Grants to Organisations for their Royal Commission Responses (Or: Who’s In) (September 9, 2013)

Bravehearts Organisation (Or: Social Entrepreneur) (September 11, 2013)

Week Two Begins (Or: Need To Hear From You) (September 23, 2013)

Where Are We Now, Friends (Or: The Silence Is Deafening) (September 26, 2013)

What the Parents Said (Or: We’re Not Just Stirrers) (October 24, 2013)

Comments From Victims And Activists (Or: My Lawyer Can Beat Your Lawyer) (November 14, 2013)

Some Victorian Victims’ Comments (Or: Real Voices) (November 17, 2013)

Judy Courtin’s Submission (Or: Not Mincing Words) (December 5, 2013)

CLAN Submission (Or: Who Will Listen?) (December 7, 2013)

Some Pre-Hearing Thoughts (Or: Criminal Justice?) (December 8, 2013)

Indigenous Leaders Criticize Commission: (Or: It’s Hard To Be Heard Sometimes) (December 14, 2013)

Why Wally Should Be Heard (Or: Selective Hearing?) (December 22, 2013)

Royal Commission Let-Down (Or: Is The Salvation Army Being Protected?) (January 6, 2013)

Who Knows (Or: Thanks To You All) (January 7, 2013)

Salvation Army’s Royal Commission Appearance Hypocrisy (Or: Shut This Guy Up Somehow) (January 19, 2013)

The Author’s Rebuttal To Mr. McClellan’s Reasons For Non-Permission To Appear At The Salvation Army Boys’ Homes Hearings And Present A Submission (Or: McClellan Rules, O.K.?) (January 27, 2013)

Who Cares (Or: War Crimes) (January 28, 2013)