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Defending Pell: Father Brennan and his Catholic Church have learnt nothing

Brennan’s position on the Pell case is a staggering admission that the Catholic Church has ...  
Cardinal George Pell found guilty

A jury found Cardinal George Pell guilty of child sexual abuse in December last year.  
Instagram and the death of the natural world

Dr Peter Fisher discusses the erosion of the natural environment at the hands of the digital ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Morrison and the Adani lesson

The future is not on the side of Adani or the PM, as the groundswell of youth leading the charge ...  
Why is Scott Morrison protecting Hillsong Pastor Brian Houston?

The PM remains mute as his mentor, Pentecostal Pastor Brian Houston, is investigated for covering ...  
Mr Collings

He decided to take on the name, ‘Collings’, as a symbol of his new, independent identity...  
Using children: The national abuse apology and Nauru

As the national apology to victims of institutionalised child sexual abuse was being delivered ...  
Pedo confessional priests: Lawrence researchers pose as sex abuser priests

Contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence conducted in the mid-1990s into Catholic clergy and the ...  
Australia's child suicide epidemic

The death of a child is always heartbreaking but when it is by suicide it is as devastating as it ...  
What if William Tyrell was black?

While we are still on the lookout for William, perhaps we have forgotten that 20,000 children are ...  
Wheelchairs for Kids: Spreading a message of hope

The thousands of wheelchairs produced to aid children across the world are a sign of hope despite ...  
Modern slavery and food: The unpalatable truth

Modern slavery and atrocities abound in food production but there are ethical alternatives. Bruce ...  
Imbalance, not addiction: Young adults and social media

Addiction, bullying, distraction — despite critiques, James Arfanis discusses the creative ...  
Deporting the innocents: The UK’s forced child migration program and Australia

Dr Binoy Kampmark discusses the recently released UK Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual ...  
Ahed Tamimi: An activist's slap and the occupation of Palestine

Ian Curr exposes the injustice of a 16-year-old Palestinian activist on trial for slapping an ...  
Two small primary schools and their mottos: A case study

Experienced educator Dr Lee Duffield looks at the mottos and exhortations of two neightbouring ...  
What African gangs? The youth crime scare is simply class warfare

The Government should be condemned for demonising poor and minority communities, writes Kate ...  
Australia's child protection system is ripping families apart

Child protection and family services should focus on assisting vulnerable families as opposed to ...  

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