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Why the Delay? (Or: We’ll Let You Know – Sometime)

The next hearings of the Australian royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse, focusing on four Salvation Army Boys’ Homes (Riverview, Bexley,  Gill Memorial Boys’ Home and Alkira), is due to start in a week. In fact there … Continue reading

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More On The Salvation Army’s Employee Relations (Or: Working For The Man)

Image: Picket fence and bell-tower built by ‘Work for the Dole’ people for the Salvation Army in Australia (Source: Salvation Army) The Australian royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse will not be looking into the child slave … Continue reading

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A First Look At The Salvation Army’s Employment Practices (Or: What Would William Wilberforce Say?)

Image source: anaconda15.wordpress.com There is one aspect of the Salvation Army Children’s Homes which will not be covered at the up-coming hearings into the Home by the Australian royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse. That issue is … 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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Some Pre-Hearing Thoughts (Or: Criminal Justice?)

Image Source: http://www.toonpool.com Tomorrow will see the first mention of the Catholic Church at the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, more than a year after its announcement by former Prime Minister, Julia Gillard –an atheist. … Continue reading

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