Submissions

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NRS advocacy

Submission on the second anniversary review of the National Redress Scheme

knowmore's submission to the second anniversary review of the NRS on the operation of the Scheme and priority areas for reform (September 2020).

Making institutions safer

Submission on Western Australia’s Children and Community Services Amendment Bill 2019

knowmore's submission to the WA Standing Committee on Legislation on mandatory reporting obligations and other child protection reforms (July 2020).

NRS advocacy

Supplementary submission to the Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme

knowmore's supplementary submission to the Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the NRS on exploitative practices of some firms (May 2020).

NRS advocacy

Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme

knowmore's submission to the Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the NRS on recommendations for improving the Scheme (April 2020).

Criminal justice advocacy

Submission on Tasmania’s Evidence (Children and Special Witnesses) Amendment Bill 2020

knowmore's submission to the Tas Department of Justice on a draft bill to introduce a pilot intermediary Scheme for survivors (April 2020).

Civil litigation advocacy

Submission on proposed reforms to set aside settlement agreements for past child abuse claims in New South Wales

knowmore's submission to the NSW Department of Communities and Justice on reforms to allow courts to set aside settlement agreements (April 2020).

Making institutions safer

Submission on the review of the age of criminal responsibility by the Working Group of the Council of Attorneys-General

knowmore's submission to the Council of Attorneys-General calling on governments to raise the age of criminal responsibility (February 2020).

Criminal justice advocacy

Submission on a Tasmanian Government Proposal Paper to rename sexual offences

knowmore's submission to the Tas Department of Justice on the proposal to rename sexual offences to remove outdated language (February 2020).

Criminal justice advocacy

Submission on Tasmania’s Evidence Amendment Bill 2020

knowmore's submission to the Tas Department of Justice on a bill to give survivors the right to tell their stories publicly (February 2020).

Criminal justice advocacy

Submission on Northern Territory’s Sexual Offences (Evidence and Procedure) Amendment Bill 2019

knowmore's submission to the NT Legislation Scrutiny Committee on a bill to give survivors the right to tell their stories publicly (January 2020).