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Catastrophic failures by the State to protect disabled and neurodiverse children, young people and adults in care have been highlighted in a new report.
The Minister for Internal Affairs today announced that Commissioner Julia Steenson is stepping down from the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry.
Survivors and community members can now communicate to the Royal Commission via a text messaging service to the number 8185.
The Royal Commission’s Faith-based Institutional Response public hearing has been extended by one day, to Friday 21 October.
The responses of faith institutions to abuse and neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults in their care will be examined by the Royal Commission
One out of every three children and young people placed in residential care by the State went on to serve a prison sentence later in life.
The responses of State agencies to the abuse and neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults will be examined in an upcoming public hearing.
The latest newsletter for survivors and stakeholders of this Inquiry.
Survivors of abuse and neglect in psychiatric and psychopaedic institutions, and people from the Deaf or Disabled Community will share evidence at hearing.
The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry acknowledges the report from the UN regarding Lake Alice Child and Adolescent Unit recently released.