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David Shoebridge’s 3-Point Reform Package for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse (Or: Tear Down Those Walls)

New South Wales parliamentarian (right): “I’m thinking of voting against the NSW Greens’ 3 point reform package for victims of child sexual abuse. What do you think?” Political adviser (left): “I think that would be a most … courageous … decision.” A … Continue reading

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www.lewisblayse.net on PANDORA (National Library of Australia)

  One of my father’s many objectives in starting this blog was for it to become something of a historical resource to future researchers attempting to make sense of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and … Continue reading

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My Application for Leave to Appear at Case Study 10 (Salvation Army) Hearings

The second public hearing by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse into The Salvation Army has been advertised as commencing in Sydney in Thursday, 27 March, 2014 (moved from Monday 24 March, 2014). On the basis that I believed … Continue reading

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Salvation Army’s Royal Commission Appearance Hypocrisy (Or: Shut This Guy Up Somehow)

Image: Civilized kangaroo (Source: http://www.alef.net) The Australian Salvation Army officials (Eastern Territory – Queensland and New South Wales States and the Australian Capital Territory) are due to appear before the royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse. The … Continue reading

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Still Running Children’s Homes Worldwide (Or: The Buck Must Stop Somewhere)

Image: Protestor outside the U.N. committee hearing into the Vatican Ah! If only we here in Australia had the benefit of the members of the United Nations (U.N.) committee who have just given the Vatican officials such a grilling over … Continue reading

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The Salvation Army Invades Poland (Or: World Domination)

The Salvation Army has a presence in 126 countries. Number 111 was Poland. Until recently, the Polish Government had refused to recognize the Salvation Army as a religious organisation. French President, Chirac, lobbied the Polish Government on their behalf. The … Continue reading

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Salvation Army Abuses In New Zealand Children’s Homes (Or: Parish To Parish? No, Country To Country)

Image: Salvation Army Whatman Children’s Home in Masterton, New Zealand (Source: http://jo.warby.markingtime.bigpondhosting.com/p25.htm) Previous enquiries into the Catholic Church and Anglican Church (known elsewhere as the Episcopalian Church or the Church of England) have revealed that it was common practice to … Continue reading

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