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CLAN Submission (Or: Who Will Listen?)

The Care Leavers Australia Network (CLAN) represents hundreds of people who were in State and Church Children’s Homes. Its submission to the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, for the up-coming Catholic Church’s “Towards Healing” redress … Continue reading

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Third Hearing – Week Two (Or: Just A Joke)

Image: Anglican Church lawyer, Philip Roland (Source: Foott, Law and Co.) Pat Comben, former registrar of the Grafton Anglican Church diocese and former Education Minister in the Queensland State Government, made a very (melo?)dramatic move outside the Royal Commission before … Continue reading

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Rabbi Gutnick Apology (Or: Eventually)

Image: Rabbi Moshe Gutnick (Source: Australian Jewish News) Moshe Gutnick, the president of the Organisation of Rabbis of Australia, has issued an apology for the organisation’s failings to combat child sexual abuse within its components. It is believed to be … Continue reading

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Kinchela (Aboriginal) Boys Home (Or: History Ignored is History Repeated)

Image: The Kinchela gate is now in the National Museum (Image source: http://www.nma.gov.au/collections/highlights/kinchela_boys_home_gate) NOTE: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are respectfully advised that the following article contains images and names of people who are deceased. The Kinchela Boys’ Home … Continue reading

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