Redress Support Services at Public Hearing

Issue date: Wednesday, 10 March 2021

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The Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme will hold a public hearing on Thursday, 11 March 2021.

The Committee will hear from Redress Support Services and an institutional child sexual abuse survivor.

Among other things, the Committee wants to better understand how Redress Support Services are engaging with the National Redress Scheme across Australia and what can be done to improve survivor engagement with the Scheme.

‘Redress Support Services across Australia must walk alongside survivors,’ said Committee Chair Senator Dean Smith.

‘The Committee wants to learn from Redress Support Services about how the Scheme can better respond to survivor needs, and what steps the National Redress Scheme can take to increase participation in the Scheme’.

Public hearing program

Date: Thursday, 11 March 2021
Time: 11 am–2.10 pm AEDT
Location: Teleconference

The hearing will be broadcast live at and public hearing programs will be available at the Committee website prior to the hearing.

Background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4549

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website. On the site you can get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

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