Ex-Boy Scout Leader Mario Henry Aliverti the latest in Convicted Child Sexual Abusers
We have read today in the Sydney Morning Herald article by court reporter Georgina Mitchell that Scout Leader sex abuser, Mario Henry Aliverti has been convicted of sexually abusing young boys in his care, and will finally pay the price. He has been jailed, and will stay there for the next 20...
The Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse
The Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse: Why we need to know the whole truth.
Since the release of George Pell subsequent to the quashing of his conviction for abuse of a child, the next step would seem to be the release of further testimony given at the Royal Commission Into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse. The Victorian Government is now leading the call for...
MARRIAGES UNDER THE COVID-19 MICROSCOPE: When and where to get help.
The effects on families of the lockdowns due to Covid-19 can be many and varied as we all grapple with the pressures of a life that may well have changed forever. Some will find a new closeness to family and friends, but others will find themselves in a pressure cooker of high emotions, and...
Child abuse and neglect are a scourge on Australian society. Not only does child abuse and neglect have extremely negative and long lasting impacts on individuals, but on collective society as well.
Child abuse and neglect has a significant cost to the Australian economy. The prevention of child abuse and neglect must be a priority for governments, non-government organisations and the wider community.
Direct and Indirect...
There will perhaps be more questions than answers generated from the High Court decision to overturn the jury trial that convicted Cardinal George Pell of historic child sex offences.
Much about the process could well be deemed to be unusual given that the High Court would not traditionally hear such a matter in the first place. To overturn a jury decision could also be considered...