Quote of the Day:
'Victims gradually lose their ability to make independent decisions and exercise informed consent.'
- Dr Margaret Singer
Reported in the media:
This page focuses on Australian News primarily, as well as other articles selected for their informative content and insight into the cult phenomenon.
Australian News Index 2016:
Sects in Australia - October 24, 2016 Fringe religious groups that have left their mark on the nation
Scientology - September 23, 2016 Why does Australia sponsor the dangerous cult of Scientology?
Scientology - September 10, 2016 Scientologists fight falling numbers with Asian HQ
Aum Shinrikyo - September 8, 2016 Final appeal relating to Tokyo subway sarin attack dismissed
Scientology - September 3, 2016 I took Scientology’s personality test, results weren't good
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: - September 2, 2016 Mass LDS Resignations Help Ex-Mormons Heal
Scientology - August 28, 2016 Book Launch: Fair Game by Steve Cannane
Order of St Charbel - August 15, 2016 Little Pebble William Kamm challenges court orders
The Family - July 25, 2016 legacy of Anne Hamilton-Byrne's secretive cult
Scientology - July 13, 2016 [Germany] Man denied security clearance at work for being Scientologist
Complaints - July 12, 2016 How can I complain if I have been unfairly treated?
Scientology - July 12, 2016 Public funding for schools associated with Church of Scientology revealed
Scientology - July 11, 2016 "FAIR GAME" - by Steve Cannane [Book]
Exclusive Brethren - July 5, 2016 Exclusive Brethren MET school gets record funding
Exclusive Brethren - June 18, 2016 Tony McCorkell reveals secrets of the wealthy Christian sect
Jesus Morning Star (JMS) - May 21, 2016 Inside the sinister Hitler-loving Korean sex cult luring young Australian girls into being 'spiritual brides' for a serial rapist
Scientology - April 27, 2016 [Russia] Scientologist Stole ‘Dream Home’ Funds, Gave Money to Scientology Church
Jesus Morning Star (JMS) - April 19, 2016 How a South Korean Cult Tried and Failed to Sue This Australian Uni Lecturer
Scientology - April 12, 2016 [USA] Heartbroken parents make a $14,000 plea to their brainwashed children
The Source Family - March 29, 2016 [USA] The truly bizarre story of Father Yod’s cult
Scientology - March 28, 2016 [USA] Narconon Rehab Centers sued by Certification Board for Trademark Infringement and Civil Conspiracy
Scientology - March 22, 2016 Ex-Scientologist speaks about Nicole Kidman
Children of God - March 16, 2016 [Ottawa] Children of God sex cult survivors come out of the shadows
Exclusive Brethren - March 15, 2016 Rosemary Stanton's Exclusive Brethren upbringing and eventual escape
Scientology - March 2, 2016 UK-based Church of Scientology Religious Education College Inc registered as charity in Adelaide
Disclaimer:This news page is about groups, organizations or movements, which may have been called "cults" and/or "cult-like" in some way, shape or form. But not all groups called either "cults" or "cult-like" are harmful. Instead, they may be benign and generally defined as simply people intensely devoted to a person, place or thing. Therefore, the discussion or mention of a group, organization or person on this page, is not necessarily meant pejoratively. Readers are encouraged to read widely on a topic before forming an opinion. Never accept information from a single source at face value. This website only holds a small amount of information and should not be relied on as a complete source. For example, if you find older information, this should be weighed up against newer information as circumstances can change.
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