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Latest institutions to join the National Redress Scheme – May 2019

The following update is from the National Redress Scheme. To find out more please visit: https://www.nationalredress.gov.au/

Latest institutions to join the National Redress Scheme

This newsletter includes an update on the latest institutions to join the National Redress Scheme (the Scheme).

For more information or to find support services, go to the National Redress Scheme website or call 1800 737 377 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm (local time), excluding public holidays.

Institution update

On 18 April 2019, the following institutions joined the Scheme;

  • Benedictine Community of New Norcia
  • Child and Family Services Ballarat (CAFS)
  • Scouts Tasmania
  • Yeshivah-Beth Rivkah Schools

The fifth group of Anglican organisations have also joined represented by Anglican Representative Limited, they are:

  • Anglican Diocese of Armidale
  • Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn
  • Anglican Diocese of Wangaratta
  • Anglicare North Queensland
  • Anglicare Victoria

For more information about which sites are covered by these institutions, go to the Scheme’s website. There is also a full list of institutions that have joined the Scheme at: www.nationalredress.gov.au/institutions/joined-scheme.

An interactive map is also now available on this website for users to choose a state or territory from the map, to find out what institutions have joined in your area.

Where do I get support?

Redress Support Services are available to help people understand the Scheme, provide emotional support and guide people through the application process. A list of support services is available on the website.

Those who need immediate emotional support can contact:

  • Beyond Blue 1300 224 636
  • Mensline 1300 78 99 78
  • 1800 Respect 1800 737 732
  • Lifeline 13 11 14
  • Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
  • In an emergency call Triple Zero (000)

Find out more

To find out more, you can call the National Redress Scheme on 1800 737 377 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm (local time), excluding public holidays. You can also visit the website the National Redress Scheme website.

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