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Government to expand access to redress scheme

Survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have expanded access to the National Redress Scheme under new laws introduced to the federal Parliament. Source: Canberra Times.

Abuse crisis Redress

Redress scheme to get extra staff to help clear huge backlog

Extra staff will be hired to handle applications to the National Redress Scheme for victims of child sexual abuse, as the program buckles under the weight of a huge backlog in cases. Source: ABC News.


Survivor voice included in redress scheme governance

Victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have a greater say in how the national redress scheme operates with the appointment of a representative to be included in future governance decisions. Source: The Australian.