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The Queensland Government response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse final report

On 15 December 2017, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) presented its final report to governments. The final report and documents published by the Royal Commission are available on the Royal Commission’s website.

At the Council of Australian Governments meeting on 7 February 2018, the Premier and all First Ministers committed to providing a government response within six months of the tabling of the final report (June 2018).

The Queensland Government response (PDF, 1.68MB) to the Royal Commission was tabled by the Premier in Parliament on Friday 15 June 2018.

The Premier acknowledges the immense work of the Royal Commission over the five years of its inquiry.

The Premier also acknowledges the immense bravery of all who shared their horrific stories. Their courage in coming forward and working with the Royal Commission is to be applauded.

The Australian Government’s response to the Royal Commission is available on the Attorney-General’s website.

Information about support services

There are support services available to those who need assistance.

Support services across Australia that provide assistance to people who have experienced institutional abuse can be found through the Royal Commission’s website.

Lotus Place is a dedicated support service and resource centre for Forgotten Australians and can be contacted via phone on 3347 8500. For more information, please visit the Lotus Place website.

CLAN is a national support and advocacy services for Forgotten Australians and can be contacted on 1800 008 774. For more information please visit the CLAN website.

Free legal advice and information about the justice or redress pathways available to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse can be accessed through knowmore, on 1800 605 762. For more information, please visit the knowmore website.

If immediate assistance is required, 24-hour support is available through:

  • Lifeline: 13 11 14
  • 1800 Respect: 1800 737 732
  • MensLine Australia: 1300 789 978
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Last updated
27 June, 2018

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