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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 Would I step up in an emergency? Most people wonder whether they would have what it takes when danger strikes. Now Ivan Smith knows.
Catherine Armitage He had booked his ticket back to France to be with the woman who had nursed him back to life from a cliff jump that left him in a coma.
Catherine Armitage Surfer Craig Ison has described his fight in the surf with the great white shark which ripped into him in the surf off Evans Head a week ago.
Catherine Armitage Her husband heard it from 10,000 kilometres away, but it seems no-one saw the brutal stabbing murder of 41 year old software engineer Prahba Arun Kumar in a Westmead park on a...
Catherine Armitage In his last words at the child sex abuse Royal Commission, Cardinal George Pell apologised to the lawyer John Ellis for "the hurt caused him by the mistakes made, admitted by me and my Archdiocesan...
Catherine Armitage Cardinal George Pell has said his instructions to ''vigorously'' and ''strenuously'' defend claims by John Ellis that he was abused were intended to discourage other claimants.
Royal commission: Cardinal George Pell says child abuse victims should be able to sue Catholic Church
Catherine Armitage For the first time Cardinal George Pell has acknowledged that the Catholic Church should be able to be sued over abuse by a priest.
Catherine Armitage "Lest we forget."
Catherine Armitage When the Herald's editor-in-chief asked me to report on the child sexual abuse royal commission, I accepted it would take me to a land of trauma, grievous wrongs, ruined lives and things I wished I...
Catherine Armitage The shocking past of a regional NSW school comes to the surface as a reign of sexual terror is revealed by Senior Writer Catherine Armitage, who was there.
Catherine Armitage A government department has written to YMCA NSW expressing doubt that it is a child-safe organisation and imposing tough new conditions on its childcare licence based on evidence from the Royal...
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 Theodore Pasialis's feat in fishing a holy cross from the bottom of the ocean as part of the Greek Orthodox Church's celebration of the Epiphany is supposed to bring him a year's luck.
Catherine Armitage, Peter Munro Asunta Manok left with her 10-year-old son Makuei for his first trip to her homeland the day the shooting started in South Sudan.
Catherine Armitage Plastic women are taking over the world, says author Hanna Rosin. You would think they would be happy but they hate her for pointing it out.
Catherine Armitage The supervisor who recruited and managed child sex abuser Jonathan Lord at a YMCA childcare centre in Sydney's south has remained defiant that she acted to the best of her ability.
Catherine Armitage Jonathan Lord seemed like an “ideal candidate” when he applied to work at a US summer camp for children – except that he listed his best friend as a seven-year-old.
Catherine Armitage The NSW Police child sex abuse squad's caseload continues to increase, its commander, Superintendent Maria Rustja, has told the child sex abuse royal commission.
Catherine Armitage The excited eight year old thought he was going to McDonald's for a treat. But his mother took him instead to Hurstville Police Station.
Catherine Armitage It may look like an alphabet soup but it's every working parent's nightmare. Each pair of letters read out at the child sex abuse Royal Commission represents a boy aged between six and 11 whose...