OPINION: As more people publicly disclose accounts of child sexual abuse through the media, how does that affect adult survivors who may relive their own traumas, wonders True Crime News Weekly correspondent and child abuse survivor, Gary Johnston [READ MORE]
MORE VICTIMS? Lifestyle Solutions founder David Hogg guilty of raping teen girl, with questions now raised about other vulnerable & disabled children
EXCLUSIVE: Questions are now being raised on whether a wider investigation is warranted into the controversial and troubled Lifestyle Solutions organisation which looks after disabled and vulnerable adults and children across Australia after its former managing director was found guilty this month of raping a teenage girl.
OPINION: #MeToo, Breaking a Few Eggs, and the Impossible Fight for Justice in Sexual Harassment Matters
OPINION: With ever more women openly discussing their experiences of sexual harassment, assault and rape at the alleged hands of powerful men, should we devote much time for the small number of males who may have been potentially wrongly accused? Our new True Crime News Weekly columnist and lawyer, Miles Hunt, wonders what side of history we really want to be on. [READ MORE]
EXCLUSIVE: Having recently resigned as lord mayor of Melbourne following a number of sexual harassment claims, it can now be revealed that Liberal Party heavyweight Robert Doyle once got a teenage girl to sign a confidentiality agreement after she was sexually harassed by another sleazy politician who made crude remarks to her in person and over the phone. [READ MORE]
EXCLUSIVE: A group of schoolgirls have been accosted by an alcohol-affected man in a bizarre incident in Melbourne this week during which he blamed the young female students for not doing enough to stop paedophile priests.
In the Roman Catholic Church, the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, generally known as ‘confession’, is a crucial component of faith.
EXCLUSIVE: Fresh from revelations that Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce has been hypocritically conducting a sexual affair with a junior employee for close to a year despite being married and claiming to uphold ‘traditional family values’, True Crime News Weekly can now reveal that Mr Joyce is at the centre of serious sexual harassment and molestation claims dating back to 2012 and involving multiple women, including a 17-year-old teenage girl.
EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – PART SIX: His nationwide media company is in ruins. Broken into pieces much like the so-called “antique vase” apparently belonging to his mother that was smashed upon his front door by a poverty-stricken and fed-up employee. Likewise, his reputation is shattered. His media group forcibly placed into administration and liquidation, with employees, suppliers, creditors, and the Tax Office thought to be owed more than $1 million. His glossy magazines full of display ads and once-popular websites too, all gone. Kaput. Nada. Can no longer be read, can no longer be seen.
EXCLUSIVE: The young, privileged, well-connected man at the centre of a long-running alleged sexual assault and rape cover-up by both the NSW Greens party and state police has broken his months-long silence and is now threatening to take “legal action” against his alleged victims and others.
There is an extraordinary amount of information being hidden concerning the trial of Catholic Church leader, George Pell. Key aspects of the case, and related offences, are apparently subject to a suppression order by the courts. This aspect of the trial ought to be discussed, writes an academic with an interest in child abuse cases under the pen name of Lady Diodati.