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Statute of limitations changes - what next for abuse survivors?
03 August 2016, 11:02 AM by Terri Begley
A milestone yesterday for survivors of institutional sex abuse in Queensland.
State Cabinet will this month lift the three-year statute of limitations on victims taking civil action against state or privately run institutions.
So what does that mean for survivors what's the next step?
KnowMore is a free, independent legal service funded by the Attorney General's department their sole purpose is to inform and advise people who are engaging or thinking of engaging with the Royal Commission.
Deb Turner is a senior lawyer based in Knowmore's Brisbane office.
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