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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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Boys’ Town, Beaudesert (Or: The Greatest Con of All Time)

Image: The 1938 Hollywood movie “Boys’ Town” [Disclosure: The author may have some bias with regards to this article. He had been invited on two occasions to meet with Debbie Kilroy and her friends at the Women’s’ Correctional Centre in … Continue reading

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Why is Nothing Much Happening Yet? (Or: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied)

In March 1990, the Queensland State Government had an enquiry underway into alleged irregularities at the Queensland John Oxley Juvenile Detention Centre, including the alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl. The Queensland government shut down the detention centre enquiry … Continue reading

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