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Federal Budget Funds Sexual Abuse Redress Scheme, State Must Follow

Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens' Leader

The Greens welcome news the Federal Government will provide the $33.4 million as the Commonwealth's contribution to the national redress scheme for victims of institutionalised sexual abuse. This was a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

The $33.4 million is the Federal Government’s contribution for abuse perpetrated in Commonwealth institutions, but the Royal Commission’s recommendations also ask for State contributions for abuse in State ‘care’.

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