The sustained call for an independent inquiry to tackle church abuse leads this media update. Professor Dorothy Scott’s Catherine Helen Spence Oration, federal funding for evaluation, and the impact of precarious work on families also feature.
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Sustained call for independent inquiry into church abuse
- Catholic priests urged to support independent inquiry into church sex abuse, Radio National AM, 5 April 2012
- Sex victims urge clergy to read letter at Easter, The Age, 5 April 2012
- Three letters to the editor on church abuse, The Saturday Age, 31 March 2012
- Related coverage on clergy abuse can be found in these previous media updates
Professor Dorothy Scott delivers Catherine Helen Spence Oration
- Number of kids in care doubles, Adelaide Now, 4 April 2012
- Protecting Vulnerable Children: Can South Australia Rise Again to the Challenge?, UniSA website, 4 April 2012
Federal funding to boost evidence-base for services
- $5 million boost for services supporting vulnerable families, Australian Government media release, 30 March 2012
- Putting the weekend to death, The Age, 4 April 2012
- A precarious life, The Age, 28 March 2012
- Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work in Australia, ACTU
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