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Reporting child sexual abuse to the police

Child sexual abuse is illegal in Australia. You can report child sexual abuse to the police.

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Can I get compensation? For people in jail

If you experienced childhood sexual abuse, you may be able to get compensation. Compensation can recognise the wrongdoing done to you and help you to recover money.

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Things to know about making a civil claim

This fact sheet explores some important things you need to consider when making a civil claim for childhood sexual abuse and questions you may wish to ask your civil claim lawyer.

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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.

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Can I get compensation? Australian Capital 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 ACT.

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My story: Survivor Debbie McFarlane

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