Australia’s proposed redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse is more complex, bigger, and includes more sites than any other.
There are considerable political and policy hurdles ahead if Australia is to move toward a national redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse.
The royal commission has performed its task with distinction – now it is up to governments and institutions to ensure those efforts are matched with a redress scheme.
The commission’s final report revealed the staggering scale and nature of abuse uncovered in Catholic institutions.
The government’s proposed redress scheme for victims of institutional child sexual abuse controversially excludes some victims.