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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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Northern Ireland’s Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry (Or: Ireland Calling)

The Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry in Northern Ireland is the latest of five child abuse enquiries there. It is particularly relevant to Australia in that it will include Irish children sent here as “child migrants” (see previous posting). It … Continue reading

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