Tag Archives: Alkira

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

Image: Civilized kangaroo (Source: http://www.alef.net) The Australian Salvation Army officials (Eastern Territory – Queensland and New South Wales States and the Australian Capital Territory) are due to appear before the royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse. The … Continue reading

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Inbreeding (Or: Keeping It All In The Family)

Image: European nobility (Habsburg) interbreeding family tree One of the aspects of the Salvation Army, which it is important for the Australian royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse to consider, is the membership of this organization’s leadership. … Continue reading

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Still Running Children’s Homes Worldwide (Or: The Buck Must Stop Somewhere)

Image: Protestor outside the U.N. committee hearing into the Vatican Ah! If only we here in Australia had the benefit of the members of the United Nations (U.N.) committee who have just given the Vatican officials such a grilling over … Continue reading

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Housing the Rich (Or: Corporate Shelters)

Image: The Salvation Army’s Collaroy Centre at Collaroy Beach, Sydney One of the aspects of the Salvation Army Boys’ Homes the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual abuse will be looking into at its up-coming hearings, beginning … Continue reading

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Freedom Catering Group (Or: Feeding the Rich)

Image: A “Hearty” meal for the homeless, courtesy of the soup kitchen. There is one truth about the Salvation Army’s Children’s Homes which is the most undeniable. Knowledge of it is virtually proof that a person was in one of … Continue reading

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

Another (necessarily) first person piece today: The Salvation Army Algate Boys’ Home was to be the topic for today’s blog, but another matter has arisen, so I will cover Algate soon. This is a very long posting, but I do … Continue reading

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