Consultation Paper: Redress and Civil Litigation

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Royal Commission is seeking community input into its consultation paper on redress and civil litigation. You are invited to have your say on the consultation paper via written submission or by commenting on our online feedback form.

* download the consultation paper (PDF 2MB)
* download Justice McClellan’s remarks (PDF 134KB)
* download Actuarial Report (PDF 1.5MB)

Formal written submissions to this consultation paper will be published on our website unless the person making the submission requests that it not be made public or the Royal Commission considers it should not be made public.

Comments made through the online feedback form will not be published on our website, however they may be used in our final report, either with permission or without identifying who made them.

Submissions and comments are due by midday Monday 2 March 2015.

Following the consultation period, the Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in March 2015 to further examine the issues raised in the provision of effective redress and civil litigation to survivors of child sexual abuse in institutions. Information about this hearing will be advertised in the media and on this website.

The Royal Commission will issue a final report on redress and civil litigation by mid-2015. See timeline.

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