NSW and Victoria to join national child sexual abuse redress scheme

NSW and Victoria to join national child sexual abuse redress scheme
 

Victoria and New South Wales have become the first states to join the commonwealth’s redress scheme for child sexual abuse survivors.
The announcement is a significant win for the prospect of a truly national redress scheme for abuse survivors, which has been met with reluctance from other states, including South Australia.
The announcement means at least 15,000 people abused in government institutions will be able to access compensation, counselling and other supports through the scheme.
Another 21,000 would be covered if churches, charities and other institutions operating in NSW and... read more

 
8 March 2018 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Guardian
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