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Victorian Redress Scheme Announced

Announcement of a Victorian redress scheme.

Remembering a survivor of institutional abuse

Bob was abused in Homes in Qld from 1959 to 1964. He died waiting for redress.

Care Leavers in the news

It’s been a busy few weeks in the news for people who spent their childhood in “care”. Today’s post finishes the trilogy of media relating to Care Leavers, with Care Leavers in the news.
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Redress for Former Child Migrants

Guest post by the Child Migrants Trust on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) the majority of child migrants post-war were shipped to Australia.
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Reflections on the Royal Commission and the completion of the public hearing schedule

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3Today’s guest post by Simon Gardiner discusses the completion of the Royal Commission’s public hearings and reflects on what still remains to be done.
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Civil Litigation

tn_jigsawmotifcrop3 The Senate report, Betrayal of Trust and the Royal Commission have all made recommendations about the need to provide external oversight to ensure that claims made against institutions, via civil litigation for abuse, are transparent and non‐adversarial.
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Federal Election 2016

National-Redress Although we’re hearing a lot about the economy, asylum seekers, “jobs & growth”, climate change, negative gearing, health and education during this looooong federal election campaign, it is heartening to see that out-of-home care and supporting young people leaving care are emerging as issues.
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