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Final Sitting Marks The End Of The Royal Commission

04 December 2017 CLAN News Flash Members Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse     The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will sit on 14 December to publicly mark the conclusion of the five-year long inquiry. Royal Commission CEO, Philip Reed, said the sitting will be a chance for Commissioners to thank the community…
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Former Melbourne Archbishop Failed To Protect Kids, Royal Commission Finds

06 December 2017 CLAN News Flash Members Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse   December 5, 2017  |  The Age - Victoria A former Melbourne archbishop repeatedly did nothing about a gun-toting pedophile priest as he sought to protect the Catholic Church from scandal, a royal commission has found. Archbishop Frank Little's inaction over Doveton parish priest Father Peter…
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$150,000 Cap Proposed On Redress Scheme For Child Sexual Abuse Victims

30 October 2017 CLAN News Flash Members Latest CLAN News   Thursday 26th October, 2017  |  Melissa Davey  |  The Guardian   Survivor advocates hail ‘momentous day’ as government introduces long-awaited legislation for national scheme that will also include counselling   The social services minister, Christian Porter, will on Thursday introduce long-awaited legislation to parliament outlining redress criteria…
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ABC Documentary “Undeniable”

11 December 2017 Members The ABC will be showing on Tuesday night 12th December 9.30pm Repeated on Thursday 14 Dec at 9:00pm, EST a documentary called "Undeniable" ABC journalist Paul Kennedy investigates Australia's biggest cover-up: the decades of abuse in religious and state institutions, from elite inner city schools, to remote aboriginal missions. The working of how the Royal Commission…
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Julia Gillard Prepares For End Of The Royal Commission She Ordered Five Years Ago

13 December 2017 CLAN News Flash Members Latest CLAN News Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse   December 13, 2017  |  Joanne McCarthy  |  Sydney Morning Herald   The prime minister who instigated the royal commission into sexual abuse says Australians "won't tolerate" more inaction, and predicts removing tax concessions to push "recalcitrant" churches to act on reforms would win…
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