Tag Archives: Bindoon

Algate Boys’ Home (Or: Do As You’re Told)

While the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse’s next hearings (beginning 28th January) will cover two Queensland and two NSW Boys’ Home, operated by the Salvation Army, there are many others not being covered. One of … Continue reading

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The Maltese Connection (Or: The Forgotten Children of Malta)

Image: Malta’s Child Migrant Memorial (Source: Times of Malta http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20100509/letters/abused-maltese-child-migrants.306450) Malta was a source of “child migrants” to Australia. Most attention has been placed on the child migrants from the U.K., largely because there were 7,000 from the U.K. and … Continue reading

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Northern Ireland’s Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry (Or: Ireland Calling)

The Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry in Northern Ireland is the latest of five child abuse enquiries there. It is particularly relevant to Australia in that it will include Irish children sent here as “child migrants” (see previous posting). It … Continue reading

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Brother Kearney, the Perfect (Or: Once Upon a Time…)

Image source: http://www.elitetours.net.au (Bindoon, main administration building) Bindoon Boys’ Town head, Fr. Paul Francis Kearney was a Christian Brother who died in 1954. As previous postings have noted, he was an alleged sadist and paedophile. To his Order, the Catholic … Continue reading

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Brother Francis Paul Keaney, the Abuser (Or: Spare the Rod? No Way!)

Image above: Construction of the administration building at Bindoon, 1952. Brother Kearney, of Bindoon notoriety, was a saint to the Catholic Church and a monster to the boys placed in his “care”. The Catholic Church erected a huge statue of … Continue reading

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The Horror That Was Bindoon (Or: The Orphans’ Fiend)

Image source: http://ukpaedos-exposed.com/cover-ups/uk-child-migrants/ Bindoon Boys’ Town was a Christian Brothers’ facility in Western Australia. It was run by Br. Kearney, known in his circles as “The Orphans’ Friend” but as a “Christian Bugger” monster by the boys who passed through … Continue reading

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