Below is a link to the official document which was a part of 'The Wood Royal Commission into Corruption in the NSW Police Force':


Click here and go to page 109 to see Dr Schlebaum's findings, where she concluded in 1996 that there were at least 50,000 paedophiles in Sydney, and at least 30,000 were engaged in satanic ritual abuse.

The Wood Royal Commission -1995

This was a Royal Commission into the NSW Police Service, and was held in the State of New South Wales, Australia, between 1995 and 1997.

It took up 451 hearing days, heard from 902 public witnesses and cost an estimated $64 million.

The Judge presiding over the Commission was Commissioner Justice James Roland Wood. The Commission included in its terms of reference a paedophile inquiry regarding the possibility of collusion between organised paedophile networks and members of the NSW Police Service. Among the allegations were those of satanic ritual abuse.

A man by the name of Dean Henry claimed he was a victim of the Sydney-based 'VIP pedophile ring' and alleged he was prostituted by government-owned boys' homes, including the infamous Daruk Boys' Home, which was exposed as a ‘paedophile haven'.

In 2013, in a subsequent Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse, Henry named Commissioner James Wood as one of his VIP pedophile ring clientele, who allegedly paid to rape him as a child in a Kings Cross Boy Brothel. Does this explain why most of the detail of the testimonies was put under an act to suppress it from the public?

To read a copy of an interview with Dean Henry conducted in 2014 when Henry was in prison. Click here.

To listen to a short clip of Dean Henry himself relaying his testimony, Click here.

"12 people enmeshed in the 'Wood Royal Commission' took their lives"

From a Sydney Morning Herald article in 2007, in reference to the Wood Royal Commission:

It began on June 15, 1995, when an unnamed Annandale detective jumped to his death from the seventh floor of a building, apparently through fear of the Wood Royal Commission. The detective’s suicide was followed by those of Ray Jenkins, a dog trainer (July 10), and Inspector Robert Tait, the acting patrol commander at Narrabri ( March 29, 1996 ). Nineteen days later a former Wollongong alderman, Brian Tobin, gassed himself.

"Altogether, 12 people enmeshed in the Wood Royal Commission took their own lives."

To read the full article Click here.

The Royal Commission into the NSW Police Service Final Report was published on 1st May 1997. Three volumes of this report were devoted to pedophilia inquiries. Volume Four, Chapter 5 (pages 99 -116) was solely devoted to the subject of ritual abuse. At the end of this chapter, Commissioner Wood concluded:

"5.13 From a common sense perspective, while it must be recognised that apparently respectable and successful members of the community do commit child sexual abuse, a quantum leap in credibility is required to suppose that they would do so in the bizarre, ritualistic way described, which includes the infliction of serious, even fatal, injury and mutilation upon their own children."

Wood’s examination of ritual abuse amounted to a blatantly biased whitewashing. The entire contents of Chapter 5 were devoted to discrediting ritual abuse victims, parroting critics’ unscientific reasons for why ritual abuse does not exist in Australia, excluding the evidence for the existence of ritual abuse and listing alternative possible reasons – none scientifically evidenced – for the epidemic reporting of ritual abuse in Australia.

Wood’s given explanations for the multitude of witness testimonies included mental illness, substance abuse history, urban legend, a ‘metaphor’ for incest, lying to get compensation, and exposure to ritual themes in books, film or television.

Commissioner Wood detailed the arguments against the possibility of dissociation and memory loss, and the arguments for the existence of something called ‘false memory syndrome.’ Wood failed to mention where the notion of ‘false memory syndrome’ stemmed from. False Memory Syndrome is not a recognised psychiatric condition; it does not appear in the DSM. The term was coined by pedophiles and their supporters. Click here to read an article written by Steve McMurray titled "Australian False Memory Association Exposed."

'The False Memory Syndrome Foundation'

The False Memory Syndrome Foundation (FMFS) was founded by Peter and Pamela Freyd, step-siblings who married. The Freyds founded the FMFS and coined the term ‘false memory syndrome’ in response to them being accused of sexually abusing their daughter, Jennifer Freyd PhD, Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. Peter Freyd’s brother, William, wrote:

‘There is no doubt in my mind that there was severe abuse in the home of Peter and Pam. The False Memory Syndrome Foundation is a fraud designed to deny a reality that Peter and Pam have spent most of their lives trying to escape.’

Another founding member of the False Memory Syndrome Foundation was psychologist, Dr Ralph Underwager.  In June 1991, Underwager was interviewed in Amsterdam by Joseph Geraci, Editor-in-Chief of the pro-pedophilia publication, Paidika: The Journal of Paedophilia.  During this interview, Underwager was asked, ‘Is choosing pedophilia for you a responsible choice for the individual?’ Underwager responded:

"Certainly it is responsible. What I have been struck by as I have come to know more about and understand people who choose paedophilia is that they let themselves be too much defined by other people. That is usually an essentially negative definition. Pedophiles spend a lot of time and energy defending their choice. I don’t think that a pedophile needs to do that. Pedophiles can boldly and courageously affirm what they choose. They can say that what they want is to find the best way to love. I am also a theologian and as a theologian, I believe it is God’s will that there be closeness and intimacy, unity of the flesh, between people. A paedophile can say: “This closeness is possible for me within the choices that I’ve made.” Pedophiles are too defensive. They go around saying, “You people out there are saying that what I choose is bad, that it’s no good. You’re putting me in prison, you’re doing all these terrible things to me. I have to define my love as being in some way or other illicit.” What I think is that pedophiles can make the assertion that the pursuit of intimacy and love is what they choose. With boldness, they can say, “I believe this is in fact part of God’s will.” They have the right to make these statements for themselves as personal choices. Now whether or not they can persuade other people they are right is another matter."

Commissioner Wood’s report referenced Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus’ 1994 book, 'The Myth of Repressed Memory.' He subscribed to the unproven belief that:

(a) False memories of ritual abuse can be artificially created as a result of third person suggestion, and

(b) A victim of ritual abuse cannot experience dissociation and repression of traumatic memories.

Loftus’ 1994 book was not a scientifically conducted, peer reviewed research publication. It was just a book. These victims were all dismissed based on pseudoscience.

Royal Commission into the institutional sexual abuse of children - 2013

This was a Royal Commission announced in November 2012 and established in 2013. The establishment of the Commission followed revelations of child abusers being moved from place to place instead of their abuse and crimes being reported. There were also revelations that adults failed in trying to stop further acts of child abuse. 

The Commission examined the history of abuse in educational institutions, religious groups, sporting organisations, state institutions and youth organisations. The final report of the commission was made public on the 15th of December 2017.

To read the final report click here.

This Royal Commission held 8,013 private sessions, received 25,964 letters and emails, received 42,041 calls and made 2,475 referrals to authorities.

It was during this Royal Commission that child-sexual abuse survivor Dean Henry accused the commissioner of the previous Wood Royal Commission, of being a paedophile, which raises the question, were these Royal Commissions just a way to collect data and suppress witness testimonies?

Counsellor's Beliefs About Ritual Abuse: An Australian Study

A survey of 98 social workers, psychologists and counsellors based in Melbourne identified 153 cases of ritual abuse in the decade from 1985 to 1995. Not one of these counsellors believed that any of the claims made by their clients were intentionally fabricated - John Schmuttermaier, Arthur E Veno 1999

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