WAPOL’s Community Engagement Division donated monies to angelhands

angelhands appeared in the Western Australian Police’ s December 2014 newsletter, “From the Line – Edition 491”, featuring the presentation of a donation cheque of monies raised from the Community Engagement Division (CED) of the police.
angelhands would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to WAPOL for their

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Royal Commission releases findings on the responses of the Christian Brothers in WA and the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong to child sexual abuse

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has published two reports;
 

Report of Case Study 11

‘Congregation of Christian Brothers in Western Australia response to child sexual abuse at Castledare Junior Orphanage, St Vincent’s Orphanage Clontarf, St Mary’s Agricultural School Tardun and Bindoon

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WSV 15th International Symposium: Registration and Call for Abstracts now open!

15th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology
Victimisation, justice and healing: Challenging orthodoxies
5-9 July 2015, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia

Registration and Call for Abstracts now open!

Victims Support Australia in partnership with angelhands Inc are delighted to invite you to the

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Findings of the Third Public Hearing of the Royal Commission

Below is a document summarising 28 findings from the 95 page Findings of the Third Public Hearing of the Royal Commission. The Hearing related to the processes by which the Anglican Diocese of Grafton managed allegations of abuse at the North Coast Children’s Home in Lismore.
The full report

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Research reveals a dark history of children’s institutions in Australia

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse this week released three research reports that shed light on the history of child protection legislation in Australia, out-of-home care residential institutions and past inquiries that have reviewed these institutions.
Royal Commission CEO Phillip Reed said

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DICWC WA Will Keep Barnett to his Word on Indigenous People in Custody

NATION UNITED IN GRIEF FOR MS DHU
DICWC WA Will Keep Barnett to his Word on Indigenous People in Custody
A day of action against Aboriginal deaths in custody saw rallies take place across Australia, and Western Australian premier Colin Barnett address the Perth crowd.
In WA, 300 people gathered

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Vote for angelhands at Grill’d Shafto Lane!

Our jar is up and running at Grill’d Shafto Lane restaurant for the month of October! Let’s make the most of it and get us the most support for this month!
How does it Work?
Every month your local Grill’d will donate $500 to the local community. The aim

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Community Perceptions Report 2014: Family and Domestic Violence

Family and domestic violence (FDV) continues to have a profound impact on the Western Australian community. It is a significant cause of mental and physical trauma, the leading cause of homelessness in women, a prominent barrier to employment opportunities and a fundamental abuse of human rights.

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Victims of Crime Pages at the WA Police Website

The WA Police website now has uploaded victims of crime information pages.  The pages provide information and extensive links to support groups and government and not-for-profit support agencies.  To view them, simply visit the WA Police website at http://www.police.wa.gov.au/  and follow the link to Victims of Crime in the menu on

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