Tag Archives: Forde Enquiry

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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A First Look at Children’s Homes (Or: Paedophile Heaven)

Children who were not orphans were often taken into State “care” because of a difficult home situation of one kind or another. The State out-sourced its responsibility to the churches in most cases. The churches ran the “Homes” as profit-making … 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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