Government links

Government and Coalition statements about the Royal Commission: 

Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse
Christian Porter, Minister for Social Services and Senator the Hon George Brandis Attorney-General
Joint Media Release - 9 May 2017

Answer from Prime Minister Turnbull in question time on National Redress Scheme
Hansard  - 7 February 2016

Redress for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse: members of Independent Advisory Council announced
Federal Attoney-General media release - 16 December 2016

An Australian first to protect children from abuse
Vic Govt media release - 22 November, 2016

Commonwealth redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse
Media release - 4 November 2016

Labor calls for bipartisanship on redress for survivors of child sexual abuse
Media Release  - 22 June 2016

Developing a national approach to redress for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse
Federal Attorney General, Minister for Social Services 29 January 2016

NSW Supports national redress scheme
NSW Govt media release 5 Novemeber 2015

National Redress: Under Labor it will happen
ALP media release 27 October 2015

Joint letter from State and Territory AGs to Commonwealth re CSA redress
25 September 2015

NSW AG Statement on Royal Commission redress and civil litigation final report
14 September 2015

NSW government guiding principles for governement agencies responsing to civil claims for child abuse
NSW Dept Justice 5 November 2014

Assisting victims of child sexual abuse
Family and Community Services 3 November 2014

Child Abuse Commission granted a two year extension
Joint 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 2013
For 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 children
12 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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