Tag Archives: Aletha Blayse

James Condon and Salvation Army Organisational Culture (Or: A Fish Rots from the Head Down)

Image: James Condon and Peter Farthing at the Royal Commission (Image Source: ABC). Management experts know that organisational culture is a key determinant of how an organisation engages with stakeholders and comports itself in its day-to-day operations. Organisational leaders are … Continue reading

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Settlement of Lewis Blayse Matter (OR: An Opportunity for the Salvation Army and a New Beginning)

Image: ‘Major’ Peter Farthing, Salvation Army (Image source: ABC) From: Aletha Blayse <aletha.blayse@gmail.com> Date: Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 6:57 PM Subject: Settlement of Lewis Blayse Matter (OR: An Opportunity for the Salvation Army and a New Beginning) To: “peterfarthing2 .” <peter.farthing@aue.salvationarmy.org>, james.condon@aue.salvationarmy.org, … Continue reading

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Salvos’ Treatment of Victim Ralph Doughty (Or: Cow Shit)

Yesterday, spry octogenarian Ralph Doughty (pictured above) gave evidence at the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Dr Doughty, a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court NSW and High Court of Australia, suffered unimaginable abuses … Continue reading

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Salvation Army: “Nothing has changed”

Proceedings continued yesterday on the Case Study 10 hearings by the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse into the Salvation Army (Eastern Territory), with a focus mainly on how the Salvation Army responded to abuse allegations, … Continue reading

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Reply from Peter Farthing to Yesterday’s Email & My Reply

Hi. Peter Farthing from the Salvation Army has replied to my request for a meeting, but is attempting to have me agree to have this meeting after the current Case Study 10 hearings are over and at my home. This … Continue reading

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Email to Peter Farthing and James Condon, Salvation Army Australia

A while ago, when I sent out an email about the availability of my father’s memorial film, including to representatives from the Salvation Army, I received a reply from Peter Farthing, of the Salvation Army, in which he said, “Thank … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: Stop Giving Money to the Salvos!!

MEDIA RELEASE: STOP GIVING MONEY TO THE SALVOS!! 26 March, 2014 THE SALVATION ARMY IS NOT A NICE ORGANISATION. The Salvation Army paid just $44,000 to Salvation Army Alkira/Indooroopilly Boys’ Home victim Lewis Blayse and his family ($14,000 being towards … Continue reading

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Lewis Blayse / Lewin Blazevich Public Memorial: Film and Summary

Dear all, Well, it’s been a long time coming, but the edited film of the Lewis Blayse / Lewin Blazevich public memorial at the University of Queensland on 1 March, 2014 is now available. You can view it at the … Continue reading

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Parramatta and Hay Hearings (Or: Hold Your Head High)

When people from two, vastly different cultures meet for the first time, the results can be awkward, even volatile. Scholars have written extensively on the problem of cross-cultural communication in the business and other contexts, but it’s not too much … Continue reading

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