Royal Commission News

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

A welcome commitment on redress

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has thanked Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten for his commitment to a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse in Australian institutions.

“I warmly welcome Mr Shorten’s promise to establish a National Redress Scheme,” said Mr McMillan.

Friday, 18 September 2015

Welcome Recommendations on Redress

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has welcomed the Redress and Civil Litigation Report released by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

“We are pleased that the Royal Commission’s Report recommends that a process for redress must provide equal access and equal treatment for survivors,” said Mr McMillan.

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has today announced a public hearing into Knox Grammar School in Sydney and the Uniting Church in Australia.

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Royal Commission Task Group Update

The national task group appointed to frame the Uniting Church's response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse held its second meeting in Sydney on 24 January 2013.

The Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia acknowledges the pain of all those who have suffered abuse in all circumstances, but particularly at the hand of institutions.

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