Category Archives: The Figtree Affair

Here is the story of another gross mismanagement by the director PSU Sydney diocese of the Anglican church concerning a monstrous lie created by a woman in close consultation with the incompetent children’s minister of Figtree Anglican church. The woman was not a parishioner. The lie was that there was a sexual relationship between the woman’s adult daughter and a well-respected Christian man. The daughter was not a parishioner either. The articles explore the ludicrous allegations, as well as the violation of due process by the director PSU which resulted in the case being carried forward to a Tribunal hearing where the director found he could not proceed with the hearing.
Other articles explore the connection between the University of Wollongong and the man who was a potential whistleblower of cheating and other corrupt practices among overseas students at both the Wollongong campus and the offshore campus in Dubai, on the one hand, and the bringing of the false complaints through Figtree Anglican church on the other hand.

Emma’s Remaining Allegations.

Ten years later, and there is still no resolution of the case of Lee Nicholls’ complaint ‘on behalf of’ her adult daughter Emma Nicholls. In 2009, the Anglican church Sydney diocese Disciplinary Tribunal was forced to recommend to Archbishop Jensen that all the ‘charges’ be withdrawn and dismissed because no-one had jurisdiction to bring the

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A Thumbnail introduction to the “Figtree Affair”: Figtree Anglican church v the Dobbs family

I have written a great deal about this case: A Cautionary Tale, A Mother’s Story, The Evolution of a Lie, Whispers and Lies and The First Stone Revisited are the major ones. Each looks at the case from a different angle. This article is to give the new readers (or just the bemused readers) a

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A Mother’s Story: Figtree Anglican church and the Dobbs family.

A Mother’s Story: this Machelle Dobbs’ story of the ruthless abuse of herself and all her family by clergy, staff and parishioners of Figtree Anglican Church, in Wollongong, NSW, Australia by inflicting shunning and disfellowship on this mother and her six children because of a complaint fabricated by a Lee Nicholls about her OCD-affected adult

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The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 8

2016 chapter 8 Chapter 8: The UOW Lie – Scott’s story.

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The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 7

2016 chapter 7 The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 7 UOW’s problem with cheating, bribery and soft marking.

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Appendix 1: People and Organisations that appear in the story

Appendix 1 People and Organisations

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The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 6

2016 chapter 6 (2) The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 6 Figtree Anglican Church and the PSU are responsible for abuse of the Dobbs family and Emma Nicholls

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The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 5

2016 chapter 5 (2) The Evolution of a Lie chapter 5 There were problems with the case which were identified from the start yet the PSU went on and on with an expensive, time-consuming and fundamentally flawed and incompetent process resulting in Scott forcing a referral to a hearing by the Disciplinary Tribunal.

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The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 4

2016 chapter 4 (2) The Evolution of a Lie chapter 4 Continuing the Timeline The formal complaint to FAC Children’s Minister Yvonne Gunning and the aftermath

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The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 3

2016 chapter 3 (2) The Evolution of a Lie Chapter 3 A timeline of the development of the FAC Lie and the FAC Clandestine Lie with cross-fertilization from the UOW Lie from some time in 2006 to the end of January 2007.

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