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Teachers (Or: No Names Please)

One of the more obvious areas that will attract the attention of the royal commission is that of schools. In Australia, schools are run by the State governments or by private institutions, mainly churches. Government schools are open to much … Continue reading

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A First Look at Children’s Homes (Or: Paedophile Heaven)

Children who were not orphans were often taken into State “care” because of a difficult home situation of one kind or another. The State out-sourced its responsibility to the churches in most cases. The churches ran the “Homes” as profit-making … Continue reading

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