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Catherine Armitage is a senior writer at The Sydney Morning Herald. In a long career in journalism she has covered a wide range of topics including business, science, social issues, education, higher education, legal affairs, ideas and the future. She is a former higher education editor and China correspondent and has received numerous awards and scholarships for her work. She is currently writing about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse. 9282 3330.
Catherine Armitage Girls as young as 18 months who came into contact with the NSW child welfare authorities from the 1930s onwards were routinely tested for venereal disease and evidence of sexual activity.
Catherine Armitage For the second time in two days Australian businessman Marcus Lee is scheduled to fly out of Dubai, this time accompanied to the airport by Australian consular officials to smooth the way.
Catherine Armitage Tim Flannery, Australian of the Year in 2007, has expressed his ''personal sense of outrage'' that Aboriginal warriors who fought and died defending their lands and people against white settlers are...
Catherine Armitage Australian of the Year for 2007, Prof Tim Flannery suggestsrecognizing aboriginal fighters who fought Europeans in war memorials at an Australia Day panel.
Catherine Armitage, Rachel Olding An Australian man and his wife are being mourned by Sydney's Muslim community, as their reported deaths bring the number of Australians believed killed in the Syrian conflict to seven.
Catherine Armitage The NSW branch of the YMCA, which claims 400,000 child attendances a year at its 74 before- and after-school care locations, is not a child-safe organisation and may not have the capacity to become...
Catherine Armitage YMCA NSW, which has 400,000 children enrolled in before and after school care in 41 centres, “was not and is not a child safe organisation”, the Royal Commission into Institutional...
Catherine Armitage A Lismore Catholic priest who sexually abused children was ordered by the Vatican to “live a life of prayer and penance” and say a Mass every Friday for his victims, the Royal Commission into...
Catherine Armitage DK said he had put his faith in the Marist Brothers three times, but each time had been betrayed.
Royal Commission: Marist Brothers allowed child molester to teach at St Joseph's College Hunters Hill
Catherine Armitage The Marist Brothers allowed child molester brother Raymond Foster to continue teaching at the prestigious boys boarding school St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill on the strength of an assurance that...
Catherine Armitage A Lismore Catholic priest has been referred for action to the Vatican after telling people he knew of a place in Thailand “where under age people were available to foreign visitors”.
Royal commission into child sex abuse: Bishop's honesty finally opens the door to more compassionate dealing with victims of sex abuse
Catherine Armitage 'I wanted to know why, in the diocese of Lismore, then across all of Australia, then the world, why not one good fearless person could have stepped out against the depravities and wrongs that...
Catherine Armitage Jennifer Ingham says she should not be alive. She was abused by a predatory priest Father Paul Brown of the Catholic church's Lismore diocese from age 16.
Catherine Armitage A 'tsunami' of child sexual abuse allegations caught bishops 'like rabbits in a headlight', says senior church official in damning testimony.
Catherine Armitage Catholic Church officials have admitted their treatment of a woman who was sexually abused at 14 by the chaplain of her Brisbane convent school lacked justice and compassion, the Royal Commission on...
Catherine Armitage Three decades after the chaplain of her Brisbane convent school sexually abused her, Joan Isaacs saw him on a beach with a young woman and child.
Catherine Armitage Joan Isaacs was 14 years old and near the top of her class at the Sacred Heart Convent Sandgate in Brisbane when Father Francis Derriman got her to join his "cult-like" group of four children.
Catherine Armitage “Let the little children come to me; do not stop them: for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs”.
Catherine Armitage As Catholics around Australia are warned to prepare themselves for shock and shame from now until Christmas, one of Sydney's biggest congregations may be better prepared than most.
Catherine Armitage The Pope's decision to set up a council of experts and lay people to advise him how to stop the scourge of child sex abuse is based on Australia's approach, leading Catholics say.