Safety first

PENNY MULVEY Evidence presented over the last three years to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has demonstrated that many institutions have failed the people they are supposed to ser

Standing strong

Review by PENNY MULVEY BOOK | CHILD, ARISE! THE COURAGE TO STAND. A SPIRITUAL HANDBOOK FOR SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ABUSE | JANE N.

Also with you

As moderator, I have been attending settlement conferences with survivors of past sexual abuse – particularly those who were wards of the state in the 1950s and ’60s.

SSC supports new legal structure

By Penny Mulvey The Synod Standing Committee (SSC) has decided to change the legislative structure of the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

Uniting Church welcomes redress scheme

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Stuart McMillan (pictured), has welcomed opposition leader Bill Shorten’s commitment to a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in Australian instit

“I had no one to turn to…”

By Penny Mulvey  I cannot tell anyone exactly what it is that you actually go through with sexual abuse. It’s not just something that has an impact on you at the time; it’s something that lasts forever.