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HIV/AIDS mission: Brisbane nun laundered money

Monday, December 4th, 2017

HIV/AIDS was a killer in the 1980s. At the time Queensland’s premier, Sir Joh Bjelke-Peterson, thought it was a punishment from God. Mike Ahern, who succeeded Bjelke-Peterson as premier in 1987, claims health officials warned Bjelke-Peterson HIV/AIDS could wipe out entire Queensland communities unless action was taken. Nonetheless, Bjelke-Peterson refused to allow indigenous Australians and Read more