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Salvation Army Fails in Response to Lewis Blayse’s Family (Or: I Hear Sunbury Court’s Lovely This Time of Year)

On 11 April, I wrote to several high-ranking members of the Salvation Army Australia and elsewhere explaining how it could respond appropriately to the matter of compensation for the family of Lewis Blayse, my father. In this, I indicated a willingness … Continue reading

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Settlement of Lewis Blayse Matter (OR: An Opportunity for the Salvation Army and a New Beginning)

Image: ‘Major’ Peter Farthing, Salvation Army (Image source: ABC) From: Aletha Blayse <aletha.blayse@gmail.com> Date: Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 6:57 PM Subject: Settlement of Lewis Blayse Matter (OR: An Opportunity for the Salvation Army and a New Beginning) To: “peterfarthing2 .” <peter.farthing@aue.salvationarmy.org>, james.condon@aue.salvationarmy.org, … Continue reading

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Salvos and Child Slave Labour (Or: Why Child Protection Advocates Should Worry about Work for the Dole)

In the UK, there is a currently a vigorous and growing protest movement against the Workfare program. It’s been led by the Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty. The name of the campaign is Boycott Workfare (www.boycottworkfare.org). Australians would use the phrase … Continue reading

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Salvos’ Treatment of Victim Ralph Doughty (Or: Cow Shit)

Yesterday, spry octogenarian Ralph Doughty (pictured above) gave evidence at the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Dr Doughty, a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court NSW and High Court of Australia, suffered unimaginable abuses … Continue reading

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Salvation Army: “Nothing has changed”

Proceedings continued yesterday on the Case Study 10 hearings by the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse into the Salvation Army (Eastern Territory), with a focus mainly on how the Salvation Army responded to abuse allegations, … Continue reading

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Reply from Peter Farthing to Yesterday’s Email & My Reply

Hi. Peter Farthing from the Salvation Army has replied to my request for a meeting, but is attempting to have me agree to have this meeting after the current Case Study 10 hearings are over and at my home. This … Continue reading

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MEDIA RELEASE: Stop Giving Money to the Salvos!!

MEDIA RELEASE: STOP GIVING MONEY TO THE SALVOS!! 26 March, 2014 THE SALVATION ARMY IS NOT A NICE ORGANISATION. The Salvation Army paid just $44,000 to Salvation Army Alkira/Indooroopilly Boys’ Home victim Lewis Blayse and his family ($14,000 being towards … Continue reading

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Salvation Army Case Study 10 Hearings: Aletha Blayse Application for Leave to Appear

Hi, I was informed by the Royal Commission today that I will not be required to appear as a witness in the up-coming Salvation Army Case Study 10 hearings. I’m quite okay with that for a number of reasons. The … Continue reading

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Lewis Blayse / Lewin Blazevich Public Memorial: Film and Summary

Dear all, Well, it’s been a long time coming, but the edited film of the Lewis Blayse / Lewin Blazevich public memorial at the University of Queensland on 1 March, 2014 is now available. You can view it at the … 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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