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Salvation Army Kardinia Children’s Home (Or: What Is Still Hidden?)

Image: Kardinia Salvation Army Children’s Home (Source: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au) The next hearings, due to begin 28th January, of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, will focus on four Salvation Army Boys’ Homes. As covered in a … Continue reading

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Girls Homes and Boys Homes (Or: Pick a Bale of Cotton)

The old Children’s Homes will feature prominently in the Royal Commission. This will be because of two factors. Firstly, due to a myriad of factors, the abuse rate was very high. Secondly, there have already been a few enquiries specifically … Continue reading

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The Power of T-Shirts (Or: George Pell Is Easily Annoyed)

Image: Many thanks to “JohnB” Cardinal George Pell and Catholic Church in Australia are very sensitive to criticism. They are also very influential in Australian politics, and have not hesitated to use that power. There are two glaring examples of … Continue reading

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