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The Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, the Hon. Paul Fletcher MP has today notified the Uniting Church in Australia that the Church has met the requirements to commence participation in the National Redress Scheme for people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

The Scheme operated by the Commonwealth Government allows survivors to apply for counselling, a Redress payment of up to $150,000 and a direct personal response from the institution involved. Information on who can apply is set out on the National Redress Scheme website.

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Sarah Lim has been appointed as the National Director of UCA Redress Ltd – the Uniting Church’s national vehicle to engage with the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

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Friday, 11 January 2019

NRS Update

In December 2018, the Uniting Church in Australia provided the Federal Government with its application and supporting documentation to participate in the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

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Monday, 04 June 2018

UCA opts in on redress

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has today announced that the Uniting Church will opt in to the Federal Government’s National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

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