The NSW Government joined the National Redress Scheme for
Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (The Scheme).
The Scheme can provide people who experienced institutional
child sexual abuse with a monetary payment, counselling and direct personal
responses from the responsible institution.
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 1800 737 377.