Submissions for public hearing into disability service providers published

Submissions for public hearing into disability service providers published

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has published the written submissions for the public hearing into disability service providers on its website.

The public hearing was held in Sydney in July 2016. It inquired into the responses of the following disability service providers to allegations of child sexual abuse:

  1. Mater Dei School located in Camden, New South Wales;
  2. Gold Coast Family Support Group (now FSG Australia);
  3. The Disability Trust and Interchange Shoalhaven.

The public hearing also examined the current systems, policies, procedures and practices for preventing, receiving, investigating and responding to allegations of child sexual abuse within institutions providing services to children with disability.

The submissions can be found on the Case Study 41 page of the Royal Commission’s website.