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A royal commission isn't enough to fix racist state's treatment of Indigenous people

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
It was the CLC's response to how government had received the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. It was called, A return to the land of promises.

Malcolm Turnbull has ruled out a country wide royal commission into the detention of young people

NEWS.com.au - ‎21 hours ago‎
His decision to hold a royal commission follows an investigation by the ABC Four Corners program which revealed shocking mistreatment of minors in the Don Dale detention centre.

Queensland will 'co-operate fully' with youth detention Royal Commission if asked: AG says

Brisbane Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Queensland will "co-operate fully" if the Turnbull Government decides to broaden the Royal Commission into youth detention concerns in other states, Attorney General Yvette D'Ath said on Tuesday.

PM limits youth royal commission to NT

SBS - ‎21 hours ago‎
A royal commission into youth detention abuse will be limited to the Northern Territory, with Malcolm Turnbull warning a broader inquiry could lose its way.
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Royal commission 'doesn't need to include Qld'

Courier Mail - ‎15 hours ago‎
But she insists there is no need for the royal commission to expand into Queensland. “I don't there is at this stage,” she said.
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Calls for aged care royal commission

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎12 hours ago‎
National News Calls for aged care royal commission. National News Calls for aged care royal commission. You're watching National News Calls for aged care royal commission The sickening assault of an Adelaide aged care resident has prompted renewed ...

Labor supports NT royal commission

Sky News Australia - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Dreyfus told Sky News' David Speers he had earlier rung Attorney General George Brandis to confirm Labor's support for the announced royal commission which he says he hopes will lead to 'systemic change'. Dreyfus says separate investigations should ...

Marist Brothers focus of Royal Commission|photos

Newcastle Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
The royal commission formally announced the details of a hearing on Wednesday after the Newcastle Herald reported on Saturday the Hunter would be the focus of back-to-back royal commission hearings - into the Anglican Church from August 2, and then ...

Trade Union Royal Commission shows its worth

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The wheels of justice turn ever so slowly but they appear to be grinding their way towards validating the worth of the Trade Union Royal Commission (TURC) led by Dyson Heydon. On Tuesday, the raid on the Canberra headquarters of the Construction, ...

PM announces Royal Commission into NT juvenile mistreatment

SBS - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says a Royal Commission will be established into the mistreatment of juvenile inmates at a centre near Darwin, following an ABC Four Corners investigation that showed shocking footage of teenagers being gassed and ...
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Pat Dodson urges Turnbull to include all states in detention royal commission

The Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Labor senator Pat Dodson has called on Malcolm Turnbull to widen the royal commission into Northern Territory juvenile detention to examine systemic practices across all states, while making the link between juvenile detention and Australia's ...

Youth detention workers claim violence cover-ups in Queensland

ABC Online - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
They say violent incidents are often downplayed and are backing calls for Queensland to be included in the royal commission into juvenile detention in the NT. Graham Pattel was a youth worker in the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre in Townsville in ...
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Child may have seen sex "on television": Royal Commission told

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
A disability support group dismissed concerns about a 10-year-old girl's sexualised behaviour by suggesting she could have "seen it on television", a royal commission has heard. The inquiry into disability organisations was told the 10-year-old ...
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Back-to-back Hunter Royal Commission hearings

Newcastle Herald - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
THE Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will hold a public hearing into the Catholic Church in the Hunter almost immediately after an Anglican Church public hearing in Newcastle from August 2. Back-to-back hearings will ...

Four Corners revelations: A royal commission is not enough

Brisbane Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
As we know, the success or failure of a royal commission can depend on the terms of reference that are set. If the terms of reference of this commission were to be worded so as to exclude the investigation of the Northern Territory government and of ...
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Alleged abuse victim's family were asked to pay school fees, royal commission told

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The family of a boy who was allegedly molested by a staff member at a Catholic school in Sydney's south-west was asked to pay thousands of dollars in school fees after the child left the institution, according to evidence before a royal commission. The ...
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NDIS may force employers to 'cut corners'

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The rapid expansion of the National Disability Insurance Scheme may place pressure on employers to "cut corners" when hiring staff, a royal commission has heard. The inquiry into sexual abuse in disability services was told that a national system of ...
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