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Storified by John Alchin · Mon, Dec 19 2016 02:42:48

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<![CDATA[Transcript of final day Hillsong testimony at Royal Commission]]>

The transcript of the final day of hearings related to the response of the Australian Christian Churches & Hillsong Church to the admission of child sexual abuse by Ps. Frank Houston has been released

Storified by John Alchin · Mon, Oct 13 2014 02:35:07

Day 89 October 10 Transcript here. You can also view the current hearings into the response of Northside Christian College and Northside Christian Centre (now Encompass Church) to allegations of child sexual abuse made against a former teacher.

Recommended reading
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<![CDATA[World Mental Health Day Best Of]]>

Friday, 10 October was World Mental Health Day. The theme for 2014 is “Living with schizophrenia”. In Australia, it is also within National Mental Health Week which started on 5 October and ends tomorrow as well as the #mentalas campaign supported by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Storified by John Alchin · Sat, Oct 11 2014 03:18:03

WHO World Mental Health Day 2014
Today is world mental health day. Never be ashamed to get help-you are not alone! #smashthestygma · sheilawalsh1
Living with Schizophrenia
My Story: Alan, living with schizophrenia · sydneylhd
Have the conversation
Living with Anxiety & Depression
Don't judge or treat "us" like differently.
Managing stress & life's pressures.
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<![CDATA[Houston Hillsong McMartin Inspire Church Royal Commission]]>

DAY 4: Hillsong's Brian Houston finished giving evidence today. Ps. John McMartin of Inspire Church gave his until lunch recess. George Aghajanian sworn in after lunch.

Storified by John Alchin · Fri, Oct 10 2014 04:02:34

NOW: #Hillsong's Brian Houston appearing before #RoyalCommission into Child Sexual Abuse http://t.co/FlRWJB07J0 http://t.co/uXrGBigjGU · ABC News 24
Pastor John McMartin now sworn in & questions commenced. #hillsong #RoyalCommission #AustralianChristianChurches http://t.co/ogpZA3QnwT · John Alchin
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<![CDATA[Royal Commission releases delayed Hillsong Transcripts]]>

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has posted the transcripts of the past two days of proceedings this morning. They are towards the bottom of the page beneath the live stream.

Storified by John Alchin · Fri, Oct 10 2014 01:56:51

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<![CDATA[Brian Houston Hillsong Child Abuse Royal Commission]]>

Today the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse heard further from Pastor Keith Ainge, former National Secretary of the Assemblies of God (now known as Australian Christian Churches) & then Pastor Brian Houston from Hillsong Church began his time in the witness chair.

Storified by John Alchin · Thu, Oct 09 2014 15:08:16

Hillsong founder Brian Houston says he was "conflicted" about his father Frank Houston being a serial pedophile but saw no conflict of interest in dealing with matter for the Pentecostal movement. (Story below)
COMING UP: Hillsong preacher Brian Houston grilled over when he discovered his father was a paedophile #TenNews 5pm http://t.co/JmCFz1tM6N · TEN News Sydney
Hillsong founder defends not referring child sex abuse allegations to police. by @safimichael http://t.co/bkajC3KeZz http://t.co/yaMN1vDdKX · Helen Davidson
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<![CDATA[Hillsong Houston Abuse Royal Commission Day 2]]>

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse continues to hear about the response of Hillsong Church and the Assemblies of God / Australian Christian Churches to allegations made against Pastor Frank Houston. The Commission heard from witness Pastor Barbara Taylor for most of the day. Pastor Keith Ainge began his time in the witness chair late in the afternoon. He will continue when the hearing resumes at 10 am tomorrow.

Storified by John Alchin · Thu, Oct 09 2014 01:37:20

Watch live here from 10am

Exhibits
Full transcript for 8 September unavailable
@damienmillar @markaotoole1 Oh for the good old days #Hillsong http://t.co/vv52gQ3WMx · Sir Bradley B Bear
The man on the right is General Manager of Hillsong Church, George Aghajanian. He will be called as a witness after Pastor Keith Ainge.

Royal Commission links

Hearing into the Australian Christian Churches main page on website
Twitter

Recommended reading

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<![CDATA[Hillsong Houston Abuse Royal Commission Day 1]]>

Today the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse began public hearings that will inquire into the responses by Australian Christian Churches (a Pentecostal movement in Australia) and two affiliated churches to allegations of child sexual abuse.

Storified by John Alchin · Wed, Oct 08 2014 09:10:50

Live now - opening speech @CARoyalComm http://t.co/vKXLDODtK8 · A-PAC
The late Pastor Frank Houston is at the centre of allegations child abuse in Australia & New Zealand
Ps Frank Houston - Preaching · psfredevans
Victim alleges that Pastor Brian Houston told him, "It's your fault,"
'It's your fault,' #Hillsong founder told victim of abuse | @DanBox10 http://t.co/edLZ3yJjGk https://t.co/htps5gsLMx #RoyalCommission #CSA · Lyndsay Farlow
Media Statements from Brian Houston & Hillsong Chuch
Pastor Barbara Taylor will be first to give evidence on Day 2 of these hearings.

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<![CDATA[Overview of #MHSM chat on Self-Injury]]>

This is an overview of the #MHSM chat on self-injury held on Tuesday, 13th March at 9pm US EDST. A copy of the full transcript can be found at http://bitly.com/ww6MRu

Storified by John Alchin · Wed, Mar 14 2012 09:58:58

TRIGGER WARNING: Talk of self-harm. Links to Australian help lines at the bottom of this story.
Chat overview:
Q1. What is self injury? What are some of the signs/symptoms that you should know about that indicate someone maybe self injuring?
Q2. Why would someone want to self injure? How does self injury help someone?
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<![CDATA[Better Access cuts rolled back temporarily]]>

Today, the Federal Minister for Mental Health announced the temporary restoration of the 'exceptional circumstances' sessions available through the Better Access to Mental Health initiative.

Storified by John Alchin · Wed, Feb 01 2012 09:24:50

Press Release from the Hon. Mark Butler, MP:

Brain & Mind Research Institute leading the media push back, again.

Ian Hickie, John Mendoza & Sebastian Rosenberg from the BMRI at Sydney Uni are still running their 'worried well' line in their opposition to Better Access, and the decision of Federal Mental Health Minister, the Hon. Mark Butler to restore the 'exceptional circumstances' sessions until the end of 2012. Professors Hickie and Mendoza were interviewed for The Conversation (see below), while Sebastian Rosenberg spoke to PsychiatryUpdate.
Further coverage:

Responses from Better Access advocates and supporters.

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