Tasmanian Minister for Children, Michelle O’Byrne, has urged any remaining individuals who suffered abuse while in state care to come forward before the successful redress scheme closes to new applicants next month.
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The Governor-General has appointed a six member Royal Commission and announced the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Last week we circulated the September newsletter for the Find & Connect web resource. Featuring ‘snapshots’ from our state-based historians with updates from the various state and territory websites, as well as an article about the newly launched Find & Connect support services from Sarah Green our Client Liaison Officer …
Forgotten Australians Queensland Remembrance Day is on Wednesday 5 September 2012.
Forgotten Australians, their family and friends in partnership with Micah Projects and the Child Protection Week Committee will join together to:
Acknowledge the courage of the many people who experienced abuse and neglect in the care of the church and state child protection systems.
Affirm their determination in breaking the silence.
Be a …
The Family and Community Development Committee have called for submissions for the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into handling of child abuse by religious and other organisations.
The Committee has released a Submission Guide which is intended to assist interested parties in the process of preparing a submission for this Inquiry. Submissions close Friday, 30 August 2012.
More information on submission …