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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?
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