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