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David Ellery is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
David Ellery Former Marist Brother provincial Alexis Turton has denied shipping a wanted paedophile out of the country to foil a police investigation.
David Ellery A senior Catholic priest has defended the church's failure to mandate the reporting of alleged criminal activity by clergy in the early 1990s.
David Ellery Lismore monastery superior did not suspect sexual abuse was the motive when serial paedophile Gregory Sutton took a young boy on an overnight trip interstate in 1986.
David Ellery A former Marist Brothers principal was "not sure" as late as 1989 that committing a sex act against a child was a crime, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse heard...
David Ellery A former Marist Principal was "not sure" as late as 1989 that committing a sex act against a child was a crime.
David Ellery A former Marist College Canberra headmaster says he did not demonstrate "a horrendous failing" in his supervision of staff by failing to detect widespread sexual abuse by Brother Kostka Chute in the...
David Ellery The headmaster in charge of Marist College Canberra while Brother Kostka Chute was molesting students in the 1980s has said calling the police to investigate allegations against him would have been...
David Ellery Margaret O'Grady did not report her fears Brother Gregory Sutton was abusing children at St Carthage's Primary School in Lismore to the police, while she was vice-principal, because she had already...
David Ellery A former senior teacher at Marist College Canberra cannot recall being told in 1986 that Brother Kostka Chute was a child molester but he stopped short of denying the conversation ever took place.
David Ellery A senior counsel representing the Marist Brothers questioned the credibility of a key witness at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Canberra on Tuesday.
David Ellery It has taken almost 30 years but two women, abused as 10-year-olds by then Marist Brother Gregory Sutton, have finally received an apology from their molester.
David Ellery The first witness to give evidence at the child sexual abuse royal commission hearing in Canberra says she was unhappy with the $93,000 compensation payment she received.
David Ellery The Marist Brothers have paid out $6.84 million in compensation to 38 former students who were sexually abused by Brother Kostka Chute.
David Ellery The suppression order protecting the identity of former Marist Brother Gregory Sutton found guilty of child abuse in 1996 has been lifted.
David Ellery Three of Brother Kostka's former Marist College Canberra students will testify before the Royal Commission.
David Ellery Commodore McHardie says one of the joys of leading Combined Task Force 150 was knowing he'd made a difference.
David Ellery An unidentified Australian soldier who drew enemy fire to protect his mates in Afghanistan has become only the seventh person to be awarded the Star of Gallantry since its inception 23 years ago.
David Ellery ACT lawyer Jason Parkinson says prosecution of a Canberra Marist Brother in 2008 was crucial in exposing the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal nationwide.
David Ellery Having been "victimised" for trying to speak out about child abuse in the 1990s, Daniel Hopkinson is telling his story.
David Ellery Catholic Archbishop prepares parishioners for "horrendous stories" expected from child sexual abuse royal commission.