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National Redress Scheme for Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

The NSW Government has opted into the National Redress Scheme for Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.  

The Scheme can provide people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse with a monetary payment, counselling and direct personal responses from institutions. 

It was created in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, which estimated that 60,000 people experienced institutional child sexual abuse in Australia. 

The Scheme started on 1 July 2018 and will run for 10 years.  

For more information about the National Redress Scheme, visit www.nationalredress.gov.au or call the National Redress Scheme Information Line on 1800 737 377