Primate calls for abuse payouts
THE Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, the Archbishopof Brisbane, Dr Phillip Aspinall, has called for federal laws thatwould force Churches to compensate victims of sexual abuse.
Giving evidence at a hearing of the national Royal Commissioninto Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Dr Aspinallsaid that it would be "much quicker and simpler" for the AnglicanChurch if there were a "uniform, mandatory compensation scheme"that set the levels of financial settlement. This ...
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