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My story: Survivor Debbie McFarlane

Survivor Debbie McFarlane tells her story about applying for redress through the National Redress Scheme.

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My story: Survivor Colleen Kelly

Colleen Kelly tells her story as a “joyous survivor” of institutional sexual abuse. Colleen pursued a civil claim for damages arising from her abuse.

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Complaints: How do I make a complaint about the police?

You can complain about police misconduct such as accepting a bribe, interfering in a police investigation, or assaulting someone.

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Can I get compensation? Western Australia

If you have been injured in a violent act, including if you survived childhood sexual abuse, you may be able to get compensation in WA.

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Can I get compensation? Victoria

If you have been injured in a violent act, including if you survived childhood sexual abuse, you may be able to get compensation in Victoria.

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Can I get compensation? Tasmania

If you have been injured in a violent act, including if you survived childhood sexual abuse, you may be able to get compensation in Tasmania.

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Can I get compensation? South Australia

If you have been injured in a violent act, including if you survived childhood sexual abuse, you may be able to get compensation in SA.

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Can I get compensation? Queensland

If you have been injured in a violent act, including if you survived childhood sexual abuse, you may be able to get compensation in Qld.

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Can I get compensation? Northern Territory

If you have been injured in a violent act, including if you survived childhood sexual abuse, you may be able to get compensation in the NT.

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Can I get compensation? New South Wales

If you have been injured in a violent act, including if you survived childhood sexual abuse, you may be able to get compensation in the NSW.