Time to lift time limits for victims of abuse

Time to lift time limits for victims of abuse

The first bill to implement recommendations from the Federal Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse to restore justice for victims was introduced to the NSW Parliament today by Greens MP David Shoebridge. The Limitation Amendment (Child Abuse)...
EVENT The Joseph McCabe Lecture 2014

EVENT The Joseph McCabe Lecture 2014

David Shoebridge MLC will deliver this year’s Joseph McCabe Lecture: ‘The Ellis Defence and Its Aftermath’. John Ellis is an abuse victim who attempted to sue the Catholic Church for compensation. He lost a High Court case with costs awarded against him. The Church’s...
Adjournment speech: Hunter Special Inquiry becomes witch hunt

Adjournment speech: Hunter Special Inquiry becomes witch hunt

Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [7.02 p.m.]: The task of any royal commission or special commission of inquiry is to uncover the truth. This should be the sole goal of the Special Commission of Inquiry Concerning the Investigation of Certain Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in the...