Reports and Stories of the Forgotten Australians throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
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Ex PM Kevin Rudd apologises to the Forgotten Australians and Child Migrants Nov 16 2009

MY GALLERY

"...They should be honoured for their experience and given every support they need in order to participate fully in the community of which they are part..."

Speech Senator Gary Humphries on the Forgotten Australians Inquiry.

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ROYAL COMMISSION: REPORT OF CASE STUDY NO 1

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Steven Larkins grew up in the Stockton area of Newcastle. He was an active member of Scouts Australia NSW (Scouts) from childhood and progressed to leadership roles in 1990s.

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Steven Larkins grew up in the Stockton area of Newcastle. He was an active member of Scouts Australia NSW (Scouts) from childhood and progressed to leadership roles in 1990s.

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This case study report begins by outlining the offences Jonathan Lord committed when working for YMCA NSW, and the institutional context he was working within

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This case study report begins by outlining the offences Jonathan Lord committed when working for YMCA NSW, and the institutional context he was working within

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The North Coast Children’s Home was set up in Lismore in 1919 to house children who were orphans or wards of the state, or had been abandoned or placed there by their parents.

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The North Coast Children’s Home was set up in Lismore in 1919 to house children who were orphans or wards of the state, or had been abandoned or placed there by their parents.

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Towards Healing is also one of the methods that Church bodies use to assess risk regarding those still holding a position within the Church.

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Towards Healing is also one of the methods that Church bodies use to assess risk regarding those still holding a position within the Church.

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The four Salvation Army homes in this case study provided homes for boys who were wards of the State, who suffered from family abuse or neglect or who were sent

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Each year hundreds of thousands of children and young people in Victoria spend time involved with religious and other non-government organisations. These organisations

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Many of the offences committed by Mr Byrnes involved touching and fondling of various parts of the girls’ bodies, both on the outside

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Help people regardless of the mental illness label they are given – the severity of mental illness should be measured

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This case study report bears witness to the experiences of inmates of the Parramatta Training School for Girls and the Institution for Girls in Hay, New South Wales

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Upwards of, and possibly more than 500 000 Australians experienced care in an orphanage, Home or other form of out-of-home care during the last century.

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As a child, Mr John Ellis was sexually assaulted by Father Aidan Duggan from about 1974 to 1979. Mr Ellis was an altar boy and Father Duggan was an Assistant Priest

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This report is a tribute to the strength and struggles of many thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by forcible

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St Ann’s Special School was located in Adelaide in South Australia. St Ann’s was owned and operated by Catholic Special Schools Incorporated

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St Ann’s Special School was located in Adelaide in South Australia. St Ann’s was owned and operated by Catholic Special Schools Incorporated

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This case study followed the earlier public hearing about The Salvation Army that considered the response of The Salvation Army to allegations of child sexual abuse in four boys’ homes that it operated in New South Wales and Queensland.

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This case study followed the earlier public hearing about The Salvation Army that considered the response of The Salvation Army to allegations of child sexual abuse in four boys’ homes that it operated in New South Wales and Queensland.

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The organisation is divided into areas known as provinces. Until 1953 there was one Australia wide province of the Christian Brothers. This was divided into two in 1953. In 1957 there was a further division into four provinces.

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The organisation is divided into areas known as provinces. Until 1953 there was one Australia wide province of the Christian Brothers. This was divided into two in 1953. In 1957 there was a further division into four provinces.

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The school as a whole has a headmaster. From 1999 to 2002, WB was headmaster of the school. The headmaster from 2003 to 2010 was WD. The current headmaster, WL, commenced at the end of 2010.

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The school as a whole has a headmaster. From 1999 to 2002, WB was headmaster of the school. The headmaster from 2003 to 2010 was WD. The current headmaster, WL, commenced at the end of 2010.

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Brother Phillips did not inform the Provincial that Brother Chute had admitted to sexually abusing a child, as required by the Marist Brothers policy on reporting at that time.

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Brother Phillips did not inform the Provincial that Brother Chute had admitted to sexually abusing a child, as required by the Marist Brothers policy on reporting at that time.

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This case study explored the ways that canon law procedures are used to prevent priests from exercising their priestly ministry and ultimately have them dismissed

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Out-of-home care can be arranged either formally or informally. Informal care refers to arrangements made without intervention by statutory authorities or courts; and formal care occurs following a child protection

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Ms Rogers told us that she was sexually abused by Mr Volkers on a number of occasions. The abuse started in 1985, when she was around 13 or 14 years old, and continued until towards the end of 1987 or the start of 1988, when she turned 16

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Ms Rogers told us that she was sexually abused by Mr Volkers on a number of occasions. The abuse started in 1985, when she was around 13 or 14 years old, and continued until towards the end of 1987 or the start of 1988, when she turned 16

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The Melbourne Response is the process that the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne (the Archdiocese) uses to respond to those who have been sexually abused by priests,

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The Melbourne Response is the process that the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne (the Archdiocese) uses to respond to those who have been sexually abused by priests,

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The ReTa Dixon Home was established by AIM at Bagot Aboriginal Reserve in 1946 as a home for ‘half-caste children and mothers, and a hostel for young half-caste women’.

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The ReTa Dixon Home was established by AIM at Bagot Aboriginal Reserve in 1946 as a home for ‘half-caste children and mothers, and a hostel for young half-caste women’.

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During the public hearing of Case Study 18, the Royal Commission into Ins tu onal Responses to Child Sexual Abuse examined the responses of the Australian Chris an Churches (a Pentecostal movement in Australia)

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During the public hearing of Case Study 18, the Royal Commission into Ins tu onal Responses to Child Sexual Abuse examined the responses of the Australian Chris an Churches (a Pentecostal movement in Australia)

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Bethcar started opera ng under informal arrangements in 1969. In 1976 the State of New South Wales (the State) granted a permit to operate Bethcar as a children’s home.


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Bethcar started opera ng under informal arrangements in 1969. In 1976 the State of New South Wales (the State) granted a permit to operate Bethcar as a children’s home.

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This case study also examined the role and in uence of the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania on The Hutchins School’s response to allega ons of child sexual abuse


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This case study also examined the role and in uence of the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania on The Hutchins School’s response to allega ons of child sexual abuse

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The evidence before the Royal Commission is that the Jewish law concepts identified above arose in response to historical discrimination against Jews, particularly by non-Jewish or secular authorities, in Europe in centuries past.

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Each of the former students gave evidence of the sexual abuse they suffered while at Knox and of the devastating effect of that abuse on them. The parents of the former students gave evidence about the impact of the abuse on their children and families.

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IMPLEMENTATION BEST PRACTICE:

Research recently commissioned by the Royal Commission examined the implementation of relevant recommendations arising from previous inquiries. This research found that particular factors promote or impede the implementation of recommendations in government


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Research recently commissioned by the Royal Commission examined the implementation of relevant recommendations arising from previous inquiries. This research found that particular factors promote or impede the implementation of recommendations in government

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse examined the responses of two schools in Queensland to allegations of child sexual abuse.


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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse examined the responses of two schools in Queensland to allegations of child sexual abuse.

CONSULTATION PAPER: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Blind reporting’ refers to the practice of reporting to police information about an allegation of child sexual abuse without giving the alleged victim’s name or other identifying details.


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Blind reporting’ refers to the practice of reporting to police information about an allegation

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To a large extent, children at the Mangrove ashram were separated from their parents, as traditional relationships were discouraged at the ashram in favour of the guru–disciple relationship.

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Bethcar started opera ng under informal arrangements in 1969. In 1976 the State of New South Wales (the State) granted a permit to operate Bethcar as a children’s home.

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St Joseph’s Orphanage, Neerkol, was located about 20 kilometres outside the city of Rockhampton in Queensland. The orphanage was situated within the parish of St Joseph’s, Neerkol, which in turn was part of the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton


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In 1967, Mr Kirkpatrick, who was 11 years old at the me, was referred to Mr Frank Stuart Simpson – a psychologist at the CJ Cummins Unit of the RNSH. In the late 1960s, the CJ Cummins Unit, informally known as the..

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The Royal Commission received evidence from 13 former residents of Turana, Winlaton and Baltara, who described the sexual abuse they experienced at the hands of staff members, social workers and other residents


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The Royal Commission received evidence from 13 former residents of Turana, Winlaton and Baltara,

REPORTS

Studies from the Royal Commission into childhood Sexual Abuse

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St Joseph’s Orphanage, Neerkol, was located about 20 kilometres outside the city of Rockhampton in Queensland. The orphanage was situated within the parish of St Joseph’s, Neerkol, which in turn was part of the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton
In 1967, Mr Kirkpatrick, who was 11 years old at the me, was referred to Mr Frank Stuart Simpson – a psychologist at the CJ Cummins Unit of the RNSH. In the late 1960s, the CJ Cummins Unit, informally known as the.

HELP-SEEKIING NEEDS AND GAPS FOR PREVENTING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

Since the commencement of the Royal Commission, the community is more aware of the need to protect children from child sexual abuse in institutional contexts and from child sexual abuse more broadly.


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Because of the nature and impact of the abuse they su ered, many vic ms of child sexual abuse have not had the opportunity to seek compensa on for their injuries that many Australians generally can take for granted.

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...the experiences of two survivors of child sexual abuse within the Jehovah’s Witness Church (hereinafter, the Jehovah’s Witness organisation) in Australia and the response of the organisation to those survivors’ complaints...

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In 1967, Mr Kirkpatrick, who was 11 years old at the me, was referred to Mr Frank Stuart Simpson – a psychologist at the CJ Cummins Unit of the RNSH. In the late 1960s, the CJ Cummins Unit, informally known as the.

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Geelong Grammar School is a prestigious coeducational school. It is Australia’s largest coeducational boarding school, catering for approximately 1,500 students from preschool to year 12…Some of the students reported their abuse to the school, while others came forward to the RoyalCommission after the announcement of this public hearing..

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Geelong Grammar School is a prestigious coeducational school. It is Australia’s largest coeducational boarding school, catering for approximately 1,500 students from preschool to year 12…

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During the public hearing, the Royal Commission heard evidence from 13 former residents of the Institutions. They gave evidence of physical and sexual abuse by officers and employees of TSAS…


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Because of the nature and impact of the abuse they su ered, many vic ms of child sexual abuse have not had the opportunity to seek compensa on for their injuries that many Australians generally can take for granted.

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse inquired into the response of the Church of England Boys’ Society (CEBS) and the Anglican Dioceses of Tasmania, Adelaide, Sydney and Brisbane...


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AIM has two campuses – one in Sydney and another in Melbourne. Its main campus in Sydney was founded in 1968 by Dr Peter Calvo and was then known as the Sydney Guitar School. AIM’s Melbourne campus opened in 2014

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AIM has two campuses – one in Sydney and another in Melbourne. Its main campus in Sydney was founded in 1968 by Dr Peter Calvo and was then known as the Sydney Guitar School. AIM’s Melbourne campus opened in 2014


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AIM has two campuses – one in Sydney and another in Melbourne. Its main campus in Sydney was founded in 1968 by Dr Peter Calvo and was then known as the Sydney Guitar School. AIM’s Melbourne campus opened in 2014

REDRESS AND CIVIL LITIGATION

Because of the nature and impact of the abuse they su ered, many vic ms of child sexual abuse have not had the opportunity to seek compensa on for their injuries that many Australians generally can take for granted.


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Because of the nature and impact of the abuse they su ered, many vic ms of child sexual abuse have not had the opportunity to seek compensa on for their injuries that many Australians generally can take for granted.

A NATIONAL COMPARISON OF CARER SCREENING…

Children in OOHC are vulnerable to sexual victimisation due to a range of factors including previous sexual and other victimisation, social and economic deprivation, and family dysfunction..


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Blind reporting’ refers to the practice of reporting to police information about an allegation

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The Royal Commission examined the responses of three disability servicesproviders and relevant state authorities to allegations of child sexual abuse.

The hearing was accordingly structured into three independent parts and this report will follow that structure.


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