Redress and civil litigation report - released on 14 September 2015

This report contains the Royal Commission’s final recommendations on redress and civil litigation. This report addresses paragraph (d) of the Letters Patent.

(d) what institutions and governments should do to address, or alleviate the impact of, past and future child sexual abuse and related matters in institutional contexts, including, in particular, in ensuring justice for victims through the provision of redress by institutions, processes for referral for investigation and prosecution and support services.


Executive summary

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Working with Children Checks Report - released on 17 August 2015

This report contains the Royal Commission’s final recommendations on Working with Children Checks. This report addresses paragraph (a) of the Letters Patent.

(a) what institutions and governments should do to better protect children against child sexual abuse and related matters in institutional contexts in the future.


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Interim Report - released on 30 June 2014

Volume 1 outlines why we are here, what we have done, what we are learning and what we need to do next.

Volume 2 includes the personal stories of 150 people who shared their experience of abuse by coming to a private session or providing a written account. They have been chosen as a representative group and all names and other identifying features have been changed. This volume also includes a selection of de-identified poetry given to us by survivors.


Volume 1 & 2 Interim Report

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Case study reports

See the findings that have been made following public hearings.