HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA KIEFEL CJ, GAGELER, STEWARD, GLEESON AND JAGOT JJ GLJ APPELLANT AND THE TRUSTEES OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH FOR THE DIOCESE…
Koffels Solicitors & Barristers are seeking witnesses who could provide any information on John Beckett and his involvement in Scouts NSW pertaining to child sexual abuse.
In the coming months, victims & survivors who settled historical abuse claims in NSW pre-2016 will be able to have their agreements reviewed by Courts to assess whether they were unfairly small.
Barry Cable is one of Australian Football’s leading ‘hall-of-famers’. However, current court proceedings mean he is facing allegations of three counts of sexual abuse during his playing and coaching career.
According to a 2021 poll, two out of three people in Australia reported experiencing sexual harm online before they turned 18, higher than in most other parts of the world.
As a matter of public policy to curb the fast spread of COVID-19, countries have quickly closed their borders. These travel restriction mandates mean that child sex tourism has been halted or, at the very least, minimized. However, as a direct response to the pandemic, online sexual exploitation of children has dramatically surged.
Sexual assault on college campuses is a serious problem that plagues students and educational institutions. A study by the Association of American Universities that sought students to participate points out that Ivy League colleges report higher rates of sexual assault than their non-ivy league peers.
Koffels Solicitors and Barristers are seeking witnesses to child sexual abuse perpetrated by Father David Anthony O’Hearn. The crimes occurred in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle north of Sydney in the 1980s and 1990s. At the same time, O’Hearn served in various parishes.