Royal Commission reflections with Beyond Brave’s Silvia Galdamez

Author: knowmore, Category: Royal Commission advocacy, Jurisdiction: National

In this video, Silvia Galdamez, National Beyond Brave Program Manager at Bravehearts, shares her reflections on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission).

Silvia talks about her work with Bravehearts during the Royal Commission and shares her thoughts about what the Royal Commission meant to those survivors who came forward.

5 years on from the end of the Royal Commission, Silvia reflects on the Royal Commission’s impact and shares her thoughts about the changes that have had the greatest impact for survivors seeking to access justice.

Silvia also talks about what more needs to be done to help survivors of child sexual abuse access justice, including improving the National Redress Scheme.

This video was recorded as part of work being led by knowmore to acknowledge the 5th anniversary of the Royal Commission. You can see more of our Royal Commission reflections at

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To receive free legal advice and support, please contact knowmore on 1800 605 762.

Survivors can also contact Bravehearts – Beyond Brave on 1800 272 831 or at for support to apply to the National Redress Scheme.