posted on May 10, 2017 15:47
The Federal Budget has allocated $33.4 million to the setting up of the national redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. Supporters of the scheme have welcomed the funding and are urging the states, churches and charities to opt-in to the scheme. The shadow Attorney General says the federal government needs to speed up the scheme's implementation.
Ray Prosser, abuse survivor
Francis Sullivan, Truth Justice and Healing Council
Dr Cathy Kezelman, Blue Knot Foundation
Leonie Sheedy Care Leavers Australasia Network
Mark Dreyfus Shadow Attorney General
Read/Listen to original article here: http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2016/s4666746.htm
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