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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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Freedom Catering Group (Or: Feeding the Rich)

Image: A “Hearty” meal for the homeless, courtesy of the soup kitchen. There is one truth about the Salvation Army’s Children’s Homes which is the most undeniable. Knowledge of it is virtually proof that a person was in one of … Continue reading

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Remuneration for Commissioners and Staff (Or: Money Makes the World Go Round)

One inescapable aspect of 21st century life is that the level of remuneration reflects the value a society places on an individual. The average share of science’s most valuable award, the Nobel Prize, is about $400,000 to $500,000. Many sportspeople … Continue reading

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The Star Enquiry, Mark II (Or: Snow White, Cont’d)

Since the first Star enquiry by Ms Furness (now counsel assisting the royal commission) missed so much, a second enquiry had to be held, quickly, to calm obviously widespread public concerns. As reported by The Daily Telegraph (20/5/12), “it was … Continue reading

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Counsel Assisting, Gail Furness (Or: Snow White)

“What a whitewash.” That is how The Sunday Telegraph (20/5/12) defined Ms Gail Furness’s (pictured below) report for the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority on Sydney’s only legal casino, The Star Casino, during its five-yearly licence review. A “goose” … Continue reading

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