Australian Government funded
community-based support services
Since the announcement of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse there has been increased demand for support services. The Australian Government wants to provide support to those affected by the Royal Commission and those engaging with the National Redress Scheme, when it commences in 2018, so the Department of Social Services (DSS) is funding a range of services, including counselling, case management, advice and support.
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Survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have access to legal support services to help them access redress under the Commonwealth Redress Scheme.read more
Speech delivered by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to the Australian Parliament on October 22, 2018. This is a transcript of the speech which can be found on the Australian Parliamentary Hansard I move: that the House apologise to the victims and survivors of...read more
In all of its work, knowmore legal service acknowledges survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and their families and the ongoing, intergenerational suffering and trauma that they have experienced. Our service welcomes the national apology delivered to victims...read more