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Film Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Monday 18 December 2017

Peter W. Sheehan, Australian Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting

This American action-adventure, sci-fi fantasy is the eighth episode in the epic Star Wars that has been twice revived over a period of 40 years. It is the penultimate film in the Star Wars series, which concludes with Episode 9, that is scheduled for release in December, 2019.

Catholic Church must act, says Truth Justice Healing Council

15 December 2017

Truth Justice Healing Council

The CEO of the Catholic Church’s Truth Justice and Healing Council (TJHC) says that the release today of the Royal Commission’s final report into institutional responses to child sexual abuse is an historic occasion which brings to an end one of this nation’s most important judicial inquiries.

‘While the release of this report signals the end of the Commission, the work on implementing its latest set of recommendations and findings is only now just starting,’ CEO Francis Sullivan has stated.

New ACU web portal aimed at safeguarding children

Friday 15 December 2017

Media and Communications Office

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is today launching an innovative web-portal that provides safeguarding initiatives and preventative approaches to child sexual abuse within organisations. 

The Safeguarding Children and Young People Portal is a dedicated website to link external organisations and partners to accessible resources, programs and modules. 

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