KoffelsKoffels 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.
KoffelsEstablished 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.
KoffelsStill 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
KoffelsRobert John Brown was allowed to take a leadership position in Belair Baptist Church. This role placed him in contact with a then 11-year-old boy who would become his victim.
KoffelsThe Archdiocese of Melbourne actively covered up the numerous sexual abuse complaints filed by parishioners against Father Baker.
KoffelsNotorious 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.
KoffelsIf 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.