Government and Coalition statements about the Royal Commission:
Answer from Prime Minister Turnbull in question time on National Redress SchemeHansard - 7 February 2016
Redress for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse: members of Independent Advisory Council announcedFederal Attoney-General media release - 16 December 2016
An Australian first to protect children from abuseVic Govt media release - 22 November, 2016
Commonwealth redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuseMedia release - 4 November 2016
Labor calls for bipartisanship on redress for survivors of child sexual abuseMedia Release - 22 June 2016
Developing a national approach to redress for survivors of institutional child sexual abuseFederal Attorney General, Minister for Social Services 29 January 2016
NSW Supports national redress schemeNSW Govt media release 5 Novemeber 2015
National Redress: Under Labor it will happenALP media release 27 October 2015
Joint letter from State and Territory AGs to Commonwealth re CSA redress25 September 2015
NSW AG Statement on Royal Commission redress and civil litigation final report14 September 2015
NSW government guiding principles for governement agencies responsing to civil claims for child abuseNSW Dept Justice 5 November 2014
Assisting victims of child sexual abuseFamily and Community Services 3 November 2014
Child Abuse Commission granted a two year extensionJoint Press Release from Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, Attorney-General and the Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Minister for Social Services.2 September 2014
Media release from Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus annocuncing free legal service for Royal Commission.16 July 2013For more information about the free legal service click here.
Media release from Minister Macklin and Minister Collins announcing more support services for survivors of child sexual abuse.14 July 2013
For more information about support services visit the Department of Families, Housing. Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.
Media release from Julia Gillard announcing the Royal Commission 11 January 2013
Media release from Prime Minister Tony Abbott, regarding the sexual abuse of children12 November 2012
Video of Julia Gillard announcing the Royal Commission 12 November 2012
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse:
Royal Commission website
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