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29 Sep

Child Sexual Abuse Perpetrators – a snapshot

Article, News   |   29/09/16

This is a just released research paper from the Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse giving a snapshot of perpetrators of child sexual abuse: Royal Commission releases research on perpetrators of child sexual abuse A new research report conducted for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has examined…

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15 Sep

Tears and Hope 2016

Events, News   |   15/09/16

A service of healing for survivors of abuse This has grown from just a handful of people a few years back to a much bigger event, and is proving to be a powerful and helpful time for many survivors of abuse – whether that abuse happened in a church context or not. Are there people…

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14 Sep

Royal Commission: Best Practice when responding to complaints of child sexual abuse

Article, News   |   14/09/16

Released by the Royal Commission into Instituional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse – September 8th 2016 Submissions published on best practice when responding to complaints of institutional child sexual abuse The Royal Commission has published 35 submissions received from a range of organisations and individuals in response to its consultation paper: Best practice principles in…

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8 Sep

Royal Commission: How children view safety

Article, News   |   08/09/16

More excellent information to come out of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Released September 7th 2016   Research reveals new insights into children’s views of safety A survey of over 1,000 children and young people reveals that over 40 percent would feel uncomfortable talking to an adult at school if they…

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6 Sep

Royal Commission and Safe Ministry Records

Article, News   |   06/09/16

On September 2nd 2016, the Royal Commission into institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse released a consultation paper on ‘Records and Recordkeeping practices‘. From the website: “High quality records and recordkeeping practices can be critical in the context of child sexual abuse. Difficulties with access to institutional records has been a recurring theme for survivors…

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