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National Redress Scheme is getting closer…

Churchgoers urged to pressure their churches to join the child sex abuse redress scheme

By political correspondent David Lipson and Louise Yaxley

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-09/child-sexual-abuse-victims-in-nsw-vic-have-access-to-redress/9529768

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-09/nsw-and-victoria-join-redress-scheme/9531606

Parishioners should pressure their churches to face up to the crimes committed against child sexual abuse survivors, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has said.

Key points:

• Victoria and NSW will sign up to National Redress Scheme, which provides up to $150,000 for abuse survivors

• Their decision means churches, charities in those two states can now sign up

• PM Malcolm Turnbull says “justice demands” churches sign up to the scheme

Victoria and New South Wales have agreed… (cont.)