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Legislation introduced for the Commonwealth Redress Scheme Oct 27, 2017

Media Release: The Hon Christian Porter, Minister for Social Services 26 October 2017 The Turnbull Government today took an historic and critical step towards providing justice to survivors of child […] Read More »

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 »

Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse May 10, 2017

Joint Media Release: The Hon Christian Porter, Minister for Social Services with Senator, the Hon George Brandis, Attorney-General 9 May 2017 The Turnbull Government’s redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in […] Read More »

Budget guarantees ongoing legal help for survivors of child sexual abuse May 10, 2017

Media Release  Tuesday 9 May 2017 The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) has welcomed the announcement in tonight’s Federal Budget of an additional $1.2 million funding for the […] Read More »

Western Australia – Limitation period to go for child abuse victims Jan 19, 2017

Media Release from the Government of Western Australia 17 January 2017 No cap to be placed on maximum damages that can be awarded to survivors Current limitation period is six […] 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 »

knowmore welcomes funding extension for Royal Commission Sep 3, 2014

knowmore legal service today welcomed news that the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse funding would be extended as a relief for survivors and others waiting to […] Read More »

knowmore providing innovative legal help – now with a Perth office Aug 19, 2014

knowmore legal service will today officially launch its Perth office. The Perth office will be opened by MP Steve Irons. Until recently, knowmore has been providing services to WA residents […] Read More »

Victorian Aboriginal Forum on Royal Commission a chance to deliver culturally appropriate information Jul 16, 2014

knowmore legal service is taking part in an important Victorian Koori-specific forum on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Legal […] Read More »

Independent legal advice available in Alice Springs to help people tell their story to the Royal Commission May 26, 2014

knowmore legal service is visiting Alice Springs this week to help people understand their options and answer their questions about telling their stories to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses […] Read More »


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