Time limits on legal claims by child sex abuse victims to be removed in Queensland JOINT STATEMENTPremier and Minister for the ArtsThe Honourable Annastacia PalaszczukAttorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and SkillsThe Honourable Yvette...read more
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 have their stories heard.read more
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We will right this terrible wrong: Christian Brothers 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 hands of Christian Brothers...
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The Turnbull Government’s redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in institutional settings is planned to commence in 2018.
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The Turnbull Government’s redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in institutional settings is planned to commence in 2018.read more
The Government’s decision to provide further funding for knowmore means the legal needs of survivors of child sexual abuseread more
Laws to remove limitation periods for victims of child sexual abuse to take civil action against perpetrators and institutions will be enacted by a re-elected Liberal National Government, Premier Colin Barnett said today.read more