April 5, 2012 By CFECFW Sustained call for church abuse inquiry leads update 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. Your comments are most welcome and can be made here using our comment form (anonymously, if you wish). All comments are moderated before they appear. 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 Precarious work 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 To catch up on the Centre’s media updates you can browse the site anytime, bookmark the media updates page, subscribe by email, or subscribe to our media updates RSS news feed (what’s that?) in your newsreader. Please feel free to publicise this service to your colleagues. If you become aware of a media issue you think calls for a response by the Centre, please use our contact form, including "media issue" in the subject line.