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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 »

knowmore’s first birthday Jul 8, 2014

Today knowmore celebrates one year of operation. To mark this occasion, we’ve developed a new service snapshot that shows our achievements and statistics from the year. For an organisation that started with […] 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 »

knowmore launches Brisbane office to boost services to remote Queensland, NT and WA May 16, 2014

knowmore legal service today officially launches its Brisbane office boosting capability for phone advice and face-to-face service to Queensland, NT and remote WA based clients. knowmore provides independent legal advice […] 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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