Tag Archives: Victoria Police

How The Paedophile-Catchers Responded (Or: Thanks, Mate)

Image: Retiring Detective Senior Sergeant, Chris O’Connor – Photo: Norm Oorloff There are those who support and advocate for victims of child sexual abuse. There are also those who get them justice. Most of the Australian general public are familiar … Continue reading

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The Victorian State Parliamentary Enquiry Report (Or: Better Than We Thought Possible)

The Victorian state Parliamentary Enquiry into child sexual abuse by clergy has presented its 800 page report to the Victorian Parliament.  It is entitled “Betrayal of Trust”. It contains recommendations hoped for, but not necessarily expected, to control the excesses … Continue reading

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The Ridsdale Saga (Or: SSSSSHHHHH!!!!!!!)

Australia’s Catholic Cardinal, George Pell (pictured above, entering court with former housemate Fr. Gerald Ridsdale) has been spared a problem. Ridsdale, Australia’s worst paedophile priest, was eligible for parole this month. However, his application for parole was rejected by the … Continue reading

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