1st July 2018 : reminder

As discussed today with knowmore staff all Survivors, Family-Friends and Caregivers are reminded that 1st July 2018 should be the date we contact knowmore about the National Redress Scheme. Calling 1800 605 762 is the Free Advice line.

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Comparison: Cannes and BBC

The powerful speech @AsiaArgento during the closing ceremony of Cannes. “I was raped here in 1997 by Harvey Weinstein.” Going on to describe Cannes as HW’s hunting ground; many BBC past Students & their Families will remember how BBC was remembered as a ‘hunting ground’. Even the term “hunting ground” can be remembered in some of BBC’s (un-admitted) Offenders of the 1990’s. Perhaps this why any public announcements correlate with a psychological effect, that’s been hidden to some level. Even decades and decades after the events happened, any reminders of them may trigger some reaction(s).

This is where LivingWell have provided their resources, suitable to these male Survivours and their Families. “We all benefit from maps of life’s territories. We do not live our lives in straight lines” is from the Indigenous themed clip ‘No Straight Lines’.

National Redress Scheme

National Redress Scheme

National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse | Department of Social Services, Australian Government

For more information please call the National Redress Information Line – 1800 146 713

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The Redress Scheme is a new government program. It will provide support to people who were sexually abused as children while in the care of an institution.

The plan to have a Redress Scheme came from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. It is one way the government is working to acknowledge and help people who experienced child sexual abuse.

Subject to the passage of legislation, the Scheme will start on 1 July 2018, and will run for 10 years.

It is designed so that … (continued on LINK)