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knowmore to conduct outreach to Port Augusta and beyond Apr 10, 2014

Media Release Thursday 10th April, 2014 knowmore to conduct outreach visit to Port Augusta, SA knowmore legal service will visit Port Augusta this week to assist people with any legal […] Read More »

Gerald Ridsdale’s victims to launch class action Apr 9, 2014

Victims of one of Australia’s most notorious paedophile priests, Gerald Ridsdale, are preparing a landmark class action against the Catholic Church in what will be the first test of Cardinal […] Read More »

Christian Brothers offer funeral help to child sexual abuse victim Barry Wilson Apr 9, 2014

The Christian Brothers have agreed to pay for the cremation of child sexual abuse victim Barry Wilson, who is dying of liver cancer, a victims advocate says. Read More »

Salvation army working with children policy wasn’t retrospective Apr 7, 2014

One of the most senior officers in the Salvation Army has told the Child Abuse Royal Commission that a confessed child sex offender was kept on at a women and […] Read More »

Paedophile Priest’s atrocities laid bare Apr 7, 2014

To serial paedophile Gerald Francis Ridsdale, violating children was “the Lord’s work”. That’s what he told one of his 53 victims as he assaulted the nine-year-old altar boy. Read More »

Abuse claims at WA Christian Brothers’ schools to be investigated by Royal Commission Apr 7, 2014

Claims of widespread child sex abuse at four Christian Brothers-run WA boarding schools will be investigated as part of a nationwide inquiry. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child […] Read More »

Commission to hear bedside testimony in Victoria Apr 7, 2014

Barry Wilson does not have long to tell his story. Six weeks ago, he was told he was dying of liver cancer. In five days, he shed about 16 kilograms. […] Read More »

Salvo boss delayed reporting abuser Apr 6, 2014

One of the Salvation Army’s top leaders in Australia waited nine months before telling authorities about a known sex abuser, who was also his friend, an inquiry has been told. Read More »

Catholic Church to revisit compensation caps for abuse victims Apr 4, 2014

The Catholic Church says it will revisit compensation arrangements under the Melbourne Response with a view to either increasing or removing the current cap of $75,000. Read More »

Royal Commission hears Salvation Army offered hush money to abuse victims Apr 2, 2014

A victim of abuse in a Salvation Army home has told the Royal Commission when he approached the Salvation Army with his complaint, he was offered a payment of $60,000, […] Read More »

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