Proposed mandatory reporting legislation extending to ministers of religion to be put before WA Parliament
The information below has been adapted from a media statement that was published by the Hon Simone McGurk, Minister for Child Protection, Women's Interests, Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence, Community Services. The original release can be found here Children...read more
Media Release from Minister for Social Services Paul Fletcher: $22.5m for Centre for Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
This is a partial republication of a media release from the Federal Minister for Social Services Paul Fletcher: The Federal Government has announced $22.5 million in the 2019-20 Federal Budget towards the establishment of the National Centre for the Prevention of...read more
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This week, the Victorian Government delivered a formal apology in Parliament to those people who suffered childhood sexual abuse in connection with the Puffing Billy railway and other railway bodies. The speech is available in full on the Victorian Parliament Hansard...
The University of New South Wales Law Journal has published an article 'Unravelling Redress for Institutional Abuse of Children in Australia' by Kathleen Daly and Juliet Davis. The abstract can be viewed below. "This article chronicles the evolution of Australia’s...
George Pell's case has been closely followed by large numbers of survivors of child sexual abuse in Australia and overseas.The final appeal judgment will be handed down on Wednesday, August 21. Some survivors may find themselves more anxious than usual as they await...
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The University of New South Wales Law Journal has published an article 'Unravelling Redress for Institutional Abuse of Children in Australia' by Kathleen Daly and Juliet Davis. The abstract can be viewed below. "This article chronicles the evolution of Australia’s...read more
This update has been republished from the NRS newsletter and provides an update on the National Redress Scheme, including support over the holiday season and application progress. For more information, call 1800 737 377 from Australia or +61 3 6222 3455 from overseas,...read more