The Church in Australia - Religious Education
In 2014, Australia's child-abuse Royal Commission was given information about Marist Brother Kevin Nicholas Hopson (religious name Brother "Crispin"). From the 1950s to the 1990s, he worked at Marist Brothers schools in Sydney (at Mosman, Daceyville, Lidcombe, Hunters Hill and Kogarah), as well as at Marist College Canberra. To see more from Broken Rites, click .
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Religious sisters and brothers were encouraged to come to Australia to help staff the schools and Australian Catholics had to support the schools financially.
Christian Brother Daniel John Virgil McMahon committed numerous child-sex crimes while he was working in the Catholic Education system in Western Australia (from the 1960s to the 1980s). In the early 1990s, he became a priest in Tasmania. By 2012, W.A. police had obtained evidence from one of McMahon's victims but McMahon was seriously ill and he died in Tasmania before the police could extradite him to a W.A. court to face the criminal charges. See more from Broken Rites .
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University and Higher Education - Undergraduate degree courses at Australian universities take three years, but there is the option for double-degrees and post-graduate studies. Some courses have distance learning and part-time options.
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This page gives a few examples (not a complete list) of Broken Rites cases involving Catholic clergy and religious Brothers in Australia. This page is confined to Broken Rites cases - that is, cases in which victims have been supported by Broken Rites. The complete database of Broken Rites cases is NOT available on the internet.
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In NSW the most commonly taught special religious education is Christianity, taught by members of approved Christian churches.
ICCOREIS represents many churches that provide religious education in public schools in NSW. We encourage consultation and cooperation between members. Our goal is to support, promote and develop quality religious education in public schools while respecting the integrity of each member and other approved providers.
Our members are: