Tag: compensation

Browse the knowmore resources library for reports, fact sheets, guides, infographics, submissions and videos.

About the NRS

Civil claim or National Redress Scheme

The key differences between a civil claim and National Redress Scheme claim and what questions to ask to help come to a decision

About the NRS

About the National Redress Scheme – for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Information about the National Redress Scheme, who can apply and how knowmore can help, written to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Legal information

Accessing records: How do I access information the government holds about me?

The steps to requesting information and records government organisations hold on you.

About the NRS

Applying for redress for people in jail and people with serious criminal convictions

A fact sheet detailing under what circumstances a person in jail can apply for a redress payment.

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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.

Legal information

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.