The Australian Federal Government has commenced a Royal Commission inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in Australian institutions.
New Zealand worker Graham Thompson’s sermon at Auckland Special Meetings provides clear guidance for other workers. Criminal acts should be dealt with by the legal authorities and should not be hidden.
Read the notes here Sermon by New Zealand worker on dealing with CSA
A Government inquiry, into the handling of child abuse by religious and other organisations, has commenced in Victoria, Australia.
Submissions, which closed on 21 September 2012, are available here. Of the 370 submissions received by the Inquiry, 80 have been published with many more (both public and private) still being analysed by the Commission.