Tag Archives: Bravehearts

On the Eve of Battle (Or: It’s ON!)

At almost 12 months since the Royal Commission was announced by former Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, public hearings will commence tomorrow. The battle will begin. As churches sharpen their financial swords, others sharpen their pens. There will be much comment, … Continue reading

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Discussion Paper Four (Or: Speak Up Please)

The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has issued its fourth discussion paper. It concerns procedures to minimize abuse in the out-of-home care sector. This mostly covers children who previously would have been placed in the … Continue reading

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Bravehearts Organisation (Or: Social Entrepreneur)

Image: The “Lawnmower Man”, who has now raised over $600,000 for Bravehearts, with M.P. Bob Katter Bravehearts Inc. is a child protection awareness organisation founded and led by Hetty Johnson in 1996. Hetty was motivated by the revelation of abuse … Continue reading

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

The following list of some of the organisations receiving federal funding related to the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse is given for the purposes of recording the on-going history of the Royal Commission itself. Relationships Australia is the largest … Continue reading

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

The Chief Commissioner, Peter McClellan (see previous posting), has chosen a $180 a head fund-raising, invitation-only, luncheon for the Bravehearts organisation, to make a few announcements concerning the progress of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual … Continue reading

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