Independent legal advice available in Alice Springs to help people tell their story to the Royal Commission
The knowmore team will be visiting Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Elliot, Hermannsburg, Yuendumu and Papunya.read more
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.read more
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Celibacy not a factor in child abuse, says brother 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 Christian Brother says. Learn more...
Anger over Catholic abuse scheme claim There's been an angry reaction from victims groups after a Vatican official spoke of the effectiveness of the Australian Church's redress scheme. (SBS podcast) Learn more about our latest activities and latest...
A milestone yesterday for survivors of institutional sex abuse in Queensland.
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...
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Australian Government funded
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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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News Item - The Guardian, Australia Queensland to scrap age limits on child sex abuse victims' lawsuits The Guardian, Tuesday 2 August 2016 Learn more about our latest activities and latest news ...read more
Royal Commission into the Child Protection and Youth Detention Systems of the Northern Territoryread 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