Those MSOP projects would have provided extended services for discharged sex offenders who also suffer from physical and mental needs, more of an assisted living type facility, Johnson Piper said.Without larger facilities to house discharged sex offenders, DHS must find smaller, community-based options.
AUSTRALIA Sydney Morning Herald Louise Milligan When you write a book which details allegations of paedophilia against a man who was once one of the nation's most powerful people, curious things happen.
Those accusations now form part of a comprehensive investigation by Victoria Police's Taskforce SANO. It often occurs to me that this band of defenders, who shrink with each day in number as the allegations pile up, have painted themselves into a corner and now flail about, trying to come up with something to throw back at those who would tumble down their rather shaky house of cards.
But it also strikes me that when you are someone, like they are, who interprets everything in the world from a single, unshakeable, ideological standpoint, you make the erroneous assumption that everyone else does too. Journalists, unlike people who rant at clouds for a living, are constantly required to look into things that perhaps challenge our world view.
Let this be known: George Pell's politics are of zero interest to me.
But this is Australia's most senior Catholic cleric.