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Salvation Army Hearings Continue (Or: Still Taking Taxpayers’ Money)

SPECIAL NOTE: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation television (ABC 2 / Ch. 24 digital) will be re-screening the “Four Corners” program from 2003, detailing abuses by the Salvation Army at its Children’s Homes – titled “The Homies”. The program will run … Continue reading

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The First Week’s Overview (Or: Nothing To Report Today, Boss)

Caption Coverage of the Royal Commission at the end of the week The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse has been much-anticipated. After almost a year, it finally began public hearings at the beginning of last week. To the surprise … Continue reading

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The Chief Commissioner Addresses a Fund-Raising Luncheon (Or: Get Out of Jail Free Cards Now on Offer)

The Chief Commissioner, Peter McClellan (see previous posting), has chosen a $180 a head fund-raising, invitation-only, luncheon for the Bravehearts organisation, to make a few announcements concerning the progress of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual … Continue reading

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Public Hearings Commence Soon (Or: No Legal Cash Cows, Please)

The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse will finally commence public hearings on 16th September. It is going to cost a hell of a lot of money (even more than George Pell’s Roman holiday villa!). If the money is well … Continue reading

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The Anglican Archbishops (Or: Vote for Me)

The Anglican Archbishops are different from the Catholic ones in that the Anglicans are elected by clerical and lay members of the church. They therefore tend to be more aware of their images ad more skilled at currying favour and … Continue reading

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The Royal Commission Announces Public Hearings (Or: Who Let This Happen?)

Image: Steven Larkins The Australian Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse has announced its first public hearings will commence on 16th September, in Sydney. It will consider the case of convicted paedophile, Steven Larkins (pictured above), with a particular focus … Continue reading

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A First Look at the Internet (Or: Somebody Must Be Responsible)

Just an extremely brief posting today. In the past, paedophiles have concentrated on getting into organisations which have a lot of contact with children. The Royal Commission will be looking at how those organisations have responded to this threat to … Continue reading

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