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Chair of the Royal Commission, the Hon. Justice Peter McClellan AM – presents on the Criminal Justice Report Oct 10, 2017

Seminar 4—The Criminal Justice Report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse There’s no escaping the fact the criminal justice system is often seen as ineffective […] Read More »

Vale Anthony Foster – June 2017 Jun 6, 2017

The staff at knowmore were deeply saddened to learn over the weekend of the death of Anthony Foster. By their courage and willingness to support so many, Anthony and Chrissie […] 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 »

2016 ALA Civil Justice Award Oct 27, 2016

Knowmore legal service wins 2016 ALA Civil Justice Award An organisation working day in and day out to provide independent, free legal advice and assistance to people who were victims […] Read More »

ABC Radio Interview – Child Sexual Abuse Deadline Oct 13, 2016

Today is the last day if you’re wanting to tell your story to the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse. You may feel overwhelmed by the idea of sharing what […] 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 »

News Item – The Guardian, Australia Aug 5, 2016

Queensland to scrap age limits on child sex abuse victims’ lawsuits The Guardian, Tuesday 2 August 2016 Read More »

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