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Ringwood Technical School Child Abuse – A Call for Witnesses

Koffels Solicitors and Barristers are currently working on historical institutional child sexual abuse claims at Ringwood Technical School, Heathmont in the 1970s and we are seeking contact from people who might have attended music classes.

Scouts NSW Child Abuse – Call For Witnesses

Koffels Solicitors and Barristers is seeking witnesses to child sexual abuse perpetrated by Roderick Albert Joseph Corrie, a former NSW Branch Commissioner and scout leader.

Institutional Child Abuse at the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

Established in 1847, the Diocese of Maitland Newcastle – formerly known as the Diocese of Maitland – has caught itself in the epicentre of a Catholic Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Scandal in the heart of Australia.

Knox Grammar – A History of Child Abuse and Cover-Ups

Still regarded as one of Sydney's most prestigious schools, Knox Grammar has been charged with multiple serious charges of institutional child sexual abuse over a 33 year period

Bruce Barrett – Knox Grammar School Offender

Knox Grammar School's elegant veneer conceals a sad history of sexual abuse and cover-ups. For decades, students at the top grammar school were terrified of predatory paedophile instructors. Any kids who attempted to talk openly were disciplined and silenced.

Dr Ian Paterson Oversaw Knox Grammar Child Abuse

Despite overwhelming evidence and five convictions against teachers under his watch, Dr Paterson denied any responsibility and walked away without repercussions.

Convicted Paedophile Ted Bales Admits to 50 Victims

Notorious convicted paedophile ring member and former Christian Brother Ted Bales has been sentenced to a further seven and a half years in jail after pleading guilty to an additional 33 charges of indecent assault against another 19 students in the 1970s and 1980s, bringing the total number of his known institutional sexual abuse victims to 50.

What The Royal Commission On Child Abuse Didn’t Fix – Andrew Coffey vs Shore

If you assumed the ordeal for child sex abuse victims somehow ended with the McClelland Royal Commission into institutional Responses set up by Prime Minister Julia Gillard in 2013 then Andrew Coffey's case is proof of how wrong that it is. Republished with the kind permission of Crikey Investigations Editor David Hardaker.

The Key To A Successful Compensation Claim: Follow It Through

Having successfully acted in literally hundreds of matters regarding the abuse of children in a myriad of institutions across Australia, it is sometimes good to reflect on the very positive outcomes from the process of a successful claim.