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Congratulations to Principal Lawyer Prue Gregory – 2017 NSW Justice Medal Award winner Oct 25, 2017

  Prue Gregory, a community lawyer providing free legal assistance for people who have experienced child abuse, has been awarded the 2017 Justice Medal at the Justice Awards hosted by the Law and Justice Foundation of […] Read More »

ABC Radio interview – Breakfast with Spencer Howson Aug 5, 2016

Statute of limitations changes – what next for abuse survivors? 03 August 2016 , 11:02 AM by Terri Begley A milestone yesterday for survivors of institutional sex abuse in Queensland. […] Read More »

Time limits on legal claims by child sex abuse victims to be removed in Queensland Aug 5, 2016

JOINT STATEMENT Premier and Minister for the Arts The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills The Honourable Yvette D’Ath Tuesday, August 02, […] Read More »

Royal Commission into the Child Protection and Youth Detention Systems of the Northern Territory Aug 5, 2016

Royal Commission into the Child Protection and Youth Detention Systems of the Northern Territory 28 July 2016 Joint media release Prime Minister The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP Attorney-General Senator the […] Read More »

We will right this terrible wrong: Christian Brothers May 12, 2014

With searing eloquence, 11 men bravely told the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Perth of the devastating impact of physical and sexual abuse at the […] Read More »

Child abuse survivors cautious about preparedness to re-open compensation claims May 9, 2014

Victims of child sexual abuse at the hands of Christian Brothers across Australia are being invited to approach the church for extra compensation and or lifelong counselling. A senior leader […] Read More »

More survivors come forward to Royal Commission about sexual abuse experiences May 9, 2014

Away from the public glare of the child sex abuse Royal Commission hundreds of victims have been giving their accounts to the inquiry in private. Around 1500 people have so […] Read More »

The Christian Brothers order has finally been forced to face their secret sins May 8, 2014

It was rule 85 that stated the most obvious: Brothers must not fondle their pupils. It entered the constitution of the Christian Brothers in 1962, a time when the order […] Read More »

Enact all abuse recommendations: survivors May 8, 2014

Removing time limits that prevent historic child sex abuse victims pursuing civil compensation in Victoria will make little difference by itself, victims say. The government says it will overhaul the […] Read More »

Celibacy not a factor in child abuse, says brother May 8, 2014

Celibacy in religious institutions can turn some people into bitter ”lemons” unable to reach out healthily to others – but is not a contributing factor to child abuse, a senior […] Read More »

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