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New Zealand postponed plans to re-enter Pike River Mine in which 29 men died in 2010, just one day before the shaft was set to be unsealed on Friday, an official said on Thursday.

New Zealand postpones long-awaited re-entry into deadly mine

New Zealand postponed plans to re-enter Pike River Mine in which 29 men died in 2010, just one day before the shaft was set to be unsealed on Friday, an official said on Thursday.
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Ex-Archbishop to serve sentence at home over child sex abuse

Former Archbishop Philip Wilson, the most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted of concealing child sexual abuse, avoided jail after a judge on Tuesday allowed him to serve his 12-month custodial sentence in home detention.

Australian Catholic Church to participate in redress scheme for sex abuse survivors

The Australian Catholic Church has committed to taking part in a new national redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse, two top religious groups said on Wednesday.

Australian premier asks states, churches to pay child sex abuse victims

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday asked states and territories, as well as churches, charities and other institutions to compensate victims of child sexual abuse.

Australia prisoners with disabilities abused – HRW

People with disabilities are at a "serious risk" of being sexual and physical abuse in Australian prisons, and are disproportionately held in solitary confinement, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW).

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