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Church promises better support after bishop's resignation

ABC Friday 17th May, 2013

Map: Grafton 2460 The Anglican Diocese of Grafton says it is developing a new approach to better support victims of abuse following the shock resignation of a local bishop.The Right Reverend Keith Slater resigned as bishop yesterday over his handling of about 50 claims of acts of physical, sexual and psychological abuse at the North Coast Children's Home in Lismore, on the New South Wales mid-north coast.The abuse took place between the 1940s and 1980s. Reverend Slater acknowledged that he did not pass on some matters to the church's professional standards director for investigation. He has ...


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