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The YMCA Gets Another Chance (Or: But Only In Secret)

Image: Opening of the HIA enquiry in Northern Ireland 13th January 2014 (Source: http://www.news.com.au) The Australian royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse was due to resume a hearing today on the YMCA abuses. However, Chief Commissioner Peter … Continue reading

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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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Castledare Boys’ Home (Or: Shoveling Asbestos)

Image: The Castledare Boys’ Home is now a retirement home for priests http://dynamic.architecture.com.au/awards_search?option=showaward&entryno=20046002 The Castledare Boys’ Home was one of the notorious facilities operated by the Christian Brothers in Western Australia. Like the others (Bindoon,Tradum and Clontarf), it is worthy of renewed … Continue reading

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