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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 »

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 »

Queensland to scrap age limits on child sex abuse victims lawsuits Oct 13, 2016

  The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, has announced her government plans to scrap age limits on lawsuits for victims of child sexual abuse. Read More »

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