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

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.)


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