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The Australian’s Premature Reporting on the NSW Special Commission of Enquiry (Or: Support for Peter Fox Needed NOW)

At the end of the month, the NSW Special Commission of Enquiry is due to release its final report. The full title of the special commission of enquiry is the “Special Commission of Inquiry into matters relating to the Police … Continue reading

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James Condon and Salvation Army Organisational Culture (Or: A Fish Rots from the Head Down)

Image: James Condon and Peter Farthing at the Royal Commission (Image Source: ABC). Management experts know that organisational culture is a key determinant of how an organisation engages with stakeholders and comports itself in its day-to-day operations. Organisational leaders are … 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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The Debelle Enquiry Fall-Out (Or: A Whistleblower Wins)

Image: Whistleblower parent, Danyse Soester, with Mark Butler (M.P. for Adelaide and Federal Environment Minister) and South Australian state Premier, Jay Weatherill (far right) (Image source: Adelaide Now). The South Australian Government’s Debelle enquiry, headed by former Supreme Court judge, … Continue reading

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NSW Enquiry Session 2 Week 3 Day 4 (Or: Where Did I Leave My Keys?)

Caption: Burston (center) leaving the enquiry (source: http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2013/s3805435.htm) “He has given his life to the Catholic Church”: Commissioner Cunneen., concerning William Burston (pictured above), second-in-charge of the Newcastle-Maitland diocese under former Bishops Clarke and Malone. Ms. Cunneen claimed that Burston had … Continue reading

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More from the NSW Enquiry – Second Session (Or: Nothing To See Here)

Image source http://www.cagle.com Documents obtained under Freedom of Information laws recently revealed that NSW police officer Beth Cullen shredded documents from liaison meetings with Catholic Church officials from the Newcastle-Maitland diocese (see previous posting). The matter has been referred to … Continue reading

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Politicians (Or: Disorder in the House)

Paedophile politicians pose a particular problem. They have power – and have often used it – to protect themselves. It probably means that those caught so far may represent only the tip of an iceberg. This is an other classic … Continue reading

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