Tag: Australia

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Australian state governments increasing pressure on church to report child abuse

https://apnews.com/83a3961a3808451193b7982b411d2774 The Catholic Church in Australia on Friday rejected a recommendation by a government inquiry that priests be required to report evidence of child sex…

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Five children allegedly sexually abused by a group of adults in Western Australia

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/30/asia/australia-child-sex-abuse-parties-intl/index.html A taskforce, codenamed Mirzam, was launched in February after a recording device was discovered by a member of the public showing adults engaging in…

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Posted in Politics Sexual Abuse

Australia: abuse survivors committing serious crimes barred from accessing redress

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jan/31/plea-for-criminals-who-were-victims-of-child-sexual-abuse-to-access-redress-scheme “What I’m leading to here is the fact that I would have been all right in life if it hadn’t been for the sexual…

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Posted in Gender Identity Politics

#Equality #no vote #reflects #religion #not #ethnicity

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/nov/23/marriage-equality-no-vote-reflects-religion-not-ethnicity-says-tim-soutphommasane Australia’s race discrimination commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, says the high no vote in western Sydney in last week’s historic same-sex marriage postal survey reflects religious…

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Posted in Gender Identity Politics

#Australia #homophobia #cultural #historical

https://www.odt.co.nz/opinion/australia-lagging-not-leading-marriage-equality A conventional way of answering might be that homophobia has been especially virulent in Australia because of the distinctive patterns of the nation’s masculinity….

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Posted in Gender Identity Science

#Pro-equality #Australian #Christians #Attack #Anti #Equality #Christians

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/aug/30/pro-marriage-equality-christians-attack-tv-ad-pushing-no-campaign A group of pro-equality Christians have attacked a new anti same-sex marriage advertisement as irresponsible, while distancing themselves from the Australian Christian Lobby and…

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#Australia #Ban #Pedophiles #Traveling #Overseas

The Associated Press: Australia plans to ban pedophiles from traveling overseas. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw5ozQ_zQ http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2017/Australia-plans-to-ban-convicted-pedophiles-from-traveling-overseas-in-what-the-government-says-is-a-world-first-move-to-protect-vulnerable-children-from-exploitation/id-2bacdafbfd5c4f62984dd96a10b0beaf Australian pedophiles are notorious for taking inexpensive vacations to nearby Southeast Asian…

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Posted in Politics Psychology

#JohnCurtin #Australia #greatest #leader #mental #illness

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/29/julia-gillard-the-stigma-around-mental-health-nearly-cost-australia-its-greatest-leader?CMP=share_btn_tw His contemporary and nemesis, Winston Churchill, famously borrowed Samuel Johnson’s expression to describe his own depression as ‘the black dog’. Churchill could be so…

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Psychologists Support Peer Support With Australian Federal Police

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/former-afp-psychologists-call-for-agency-to-reinstate-peer-support-program-20170331-gvb3o4.html Former Australian Federal Police psychologists are calling on the agency to reinstate a peer support program they say was crucial to internal mental health…

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Pimp offering to supply him with a six-year-old boy

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/01/australian-who-tried-to-six-year-old-boy-in-us-jailed-for-12-years Michael Quinn, 33, an IVF geneticist from Melbourne, was caught in May in LA in a sting set up by US authorities who posed…

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