The National Redress Scheme

The National Redress Scheme provides support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse. The scheme acknowledges that many children were sexually abused in Australian Institutions, holds institutions accountable for this abuse and helps people gain access to counselling and psychological services, a direct personal response and a monetary payment. Who can apply? Eligible survivors… Continue reading The National Redress Scheme

Have you been a victim of Sexual Abuse?

As a person under the age of 18 years were you the victim of child abuse. If you were the law has now changed in favour of victims as no time limit applies to pursuing compensation for what happened to you. A claim may be possible against the offender, a church, religious orders, other organisations,… Continue reading Have you been a victim of Sexual Abuse?

Can a victim of child abuse sue for compensation decades later?

Following recent changes to NSW legislation in 2016, victims of child abuse no longer face a time limit to bringing a compensation claim for damages. Under the old law, victims had between 3-12 years to bring an action for damages in Court. The Royal Commission into Institutional Child Sexual Abuse found that these limitation periods… Continue reading Can a victim of child abuse sue for compensation decades later?

Are YOU a VICTIM of a violent offence or sexual abuse?

Are YOU a VICTIM of a violent offence or sexual abuse?.  You could be entitled to THOUSANDS$$$$$$$$$$.  Read on to find out who is eligible and how to claim. If you are the victim of an act of violence that occurred in NSW and suffered some injury as a direct result, you could be entitled… Continue reading Are YOU a VICTIM of a violent offence or sexual abuse?

Sexual Assault – Harrassment & Bullying

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released a report on sexual assault and harassment of university students.  The report details disturbing instances of sexual assault and harassment.  The impact on survivors has at times been catastrophic. The Commission’s report raises questions about the duty of care that universities owe to their students and what recourse… Continue reading Sexual Assault – Harrassment & Bullying