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Wednesday 16 August 2017

Maintaining the Seal of the Confessional is a Good Thing

This week, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has published a 735 page Criminal Justice Report. One of its recommendations is that the states and territories ‘create a criminal offence of failure to report targeted at child sexual abuse in an institutional context’.

Thursday 10 August 2017

Tragedy on Manus highlights need to #BringThemHere

There have been so many horrifying stories and tragic events within Manus Island and Nauru, and the senseless death of Hamed Shamshiripour this week brings into sharp focus the fact that vulnerable people are suffering and resorting to tragic actions, on the Federal Government’s watch.