Category Archives: Latest News

Fixing the National Redress Scheme

23rd March 2019  |  Judy Courtin  |  The Saturday Paper   Although I have worked with victims of institutional abuse and their families for more than 12 years, initially through my doctoral research into sexual assault and the Catholic Church and more recently as a lawyer, I could never have imagined the fall of George…
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Pell sentence disappointing for some

13th March 2019  |  Australian Associated Press     Some child abuse survivors and their supporters say Cardinal George Pell's six-year jail term is disappointing, but others believe it is a considerable sentence that sends a strong global message. Pell's surviving victim did not want to comment on the sentence itself but, through his lawyer, described…
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World will be watching as George Pell sentenced for child sexual abuse

12th March 2019  |  Adam Cooper & Melissa Cunningham  |  The Age   People across the world will watch on Wednesday as George Pell is sentenced following his conviction for attacks on two choirboys in the 1990s, in all probability becoming the world's most senior Catholic official formally jailed for child sexual abuse. Victoria's County Court…
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