Commonwealth redress scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse
The Australian Government committed $33.4 million in the 2017–18 Budget to establish a Commonwealth Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and it expected that State Governments will follow.The establishment of the Scheme is an acknowledgement by the Government that sexual abuse suffered by children in institutional settings...
Media release: Demand on Centres Against Sexual Assault (CASAs) services
Today the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Assault will present its final report to the Governor-General prior to it being tabled in Parliament.
Media release: Outcome of the royal commission community based support services funding
The 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault (CASAs), who comprise the CASA Forum Peak Body, provide a comprehensive service across Victoria for victims/survivors of sexual assault. The CASAs have been completely passed over by the Federal Government in the funding for the provision of services to survivors of sexual assault who...
Sexual Assault Crisis Line Surveys
The Sexual Assault Crisis Line is asking people who have used the SACL after hours service to complete a brief survey.