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Happy New Year, gang! Turnbull and Dutton's horror start to 2018

Forget Dutton's scares about gangs on the streets of Melbourne, writes managing editor Dave ...  
DUNCAN STORRAR: The Royal Commission: Why I just had to go

Duncan Storrar was abused in state-run facilities as a child. It scarred him for life. Duncan ...  
Turnbull’s brutal 'redress' compensates only 'good' child sex abuse victims

No adult crime erases the legitimacy of trauma caused by childhood abuse, yet Turnbull’s two- ...  
Royal Commission recommends sweeping reforms for Catholic Church

There were more than four times the number of child abuse allegations against the Catholic Church ...  
Australia's abominable secret: A suicide crisis among children

Australia's suicide rates among Indigenous children is a national abomination borne of dirt-poor ...  
Duncan Storrar: Porter's cruel 'redress' joke for abuse victims

Institutional abuse victim Duncan Storrar says the Commonwealth Redress Scheme is a cruel joke ...  
Gaoling children: Australia’s latest method of 'keeping people safe'

The Turnbull Government, with the eager support of the state premiers, is marching us towards ...  
Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission and the Catholic confessional sanctity

The Catholic Church’s systemic abuse of children exposes a corrupt medieval hierarchy, which ...  
Cardinal: The story of abuse, cover-up and arrogance in the Catholic Church

Doc Martin very carefully reviews Louise Milligan's sensational new book 'Cardinal'.  
BREAKING NEWS: Cardinal Pell charged with multiple child sex assaults

Pell, who now lives in Rome, is required to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Tuesday ...  
Hanson's autism remarks miss the point of NDIS, Gonski and so much more

Hanson is ill-informed and divisive. However, parents of children with disabilities owe her thanks ...  
Food: The good, the bad and the health star rating system

Is the government focus on categorising food choices actually setting our children up for eating ...  
Think for yourself: Fidget spinners

They’re the latest craze, but are fidget spinners an invaluable learning aid or simply a dist ...  
Anthony Foster: A colossus between sex abuse victims and the church

A farewell to the unwavering advocate for Catholic Church victims of child sex abuse, Anthony ...  
Newscorp and Caleb Bond's half-baked opinions: Australians deserve better

Shouldn’t pre-voting age teens be asked to provide some evidence before smearing their opinions ...  
A 92 year old woman's plea for justice from the Catholic Church

Eileen Piper fights for justice from the Church for her only daughter, Stephanie, who suicided at ...  
Milo and the alt-right: Is there honour even amongst morality’s dregs?

It's now OK to slander on grounds of race, sexual preference and gender but not paedophilia. Who ...  

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