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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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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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The Compensation Issue (Or: Placing A Value On A Life)

The Victorian state Parliamentary enquiry into clerical child sexual abuse will release its report tomorrow. It had originally been due for release by 30th September. While it is expected to recommend mandatory reporting laws for clergy, with a custodial sentence … 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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Commissioner Murray (Or: Barnardos Boy Made Good)

Andrew Murray is a former WA Democrats senator. His academic qualifications are impressive – BA (Hons) (Rhodes) MA (Oxf.). He lends great credibility to the royal commission because he is a former child migrant (Barnardos Boy) to Rhodesia, sat on the Forgotten … Continue reading

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