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Archbishop Mark Coleridge: new ACBC President discusses his... Archbishop Mark Coleridge: new ACBC President discusses his...

Archbishop Mark Coleridge: new ACBC President discusses his...

Thursday 10 May 2018

ACBC Communications Office 
 
Earlier this month, Archbishop Mark Coleridge was elected president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. Currently the Archbishop of Brisbane, he previously served as an Auxiliary Bishop in Melbourne and as Archbishop of Canberra-Goulburn. In this conversation with the ACBC Communications Office, he speaks about his appointment at a critical time for the Catholic Church in Australia.

NSW Attorney General: ‘We can show survivors we believe them’

Friday 4 May 2018

Melissa Coade, Lawyers Weekly  

New South Wales has become the first state in Australia to enact laws for a National Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse.

A new bill for institutional child sexual abuse in New South Wales has been declared a milestone for the state.

NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman said the new laws would demonstrate to survivors that they were believed.
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