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Judicial review – Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s witnesses
The Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses (Australasia) Limited has filed an application for judicial review.
Royal Commission welcomes extension as new evidence emerges
The Government announced today the Commission must deliver its final report and recommendations by 28 March 2024. The previous deadline was 30 June 2023.
Pānui – Closing of survivor registrations extended to 21 March
Following requests from survivors, and major disruption for many, the Royal Commission is extending the closing date of survivor registrations by three weeks.
Gangs’ first-ever joint hui to discuss State’s role in their formation, Royal Commission invited
Gang whānau have come together in solidarity today to share the impacts of abuse many of them experienced in State care as children.
Pānui - Survivor Registrations to close Tuesday 28 February
Royal Commission survivor registrations to close on Tuesday 28 February
Children tortured at Lake Alice and failed by the State – Royal Commission
Tamariki and rangatahi experienced physical, sexual, emotional abuse and torture at the Lake Alice Child and Adolescent Unit, a new report confirms.
Royal Commission delivers its Lake Alice Case Study report to the Governor General
The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has delivered its Lake Alice Case Study report, to the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro.
“Catastrophic failure constituting systemic abuse” ‒ disabled and neurodiverse abuse survivors shed light in new report
Catastrophic failures by the State to protect disabled and neurodiverse children, young people and adults in care have been highlighted in a new report.
Resignation of Commissioner Julia Steenson
The Minister for Internal Affairs today announced that Commissioner Julia Steenson is stepping down from the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry.
Royal Commission Introduces Text Messaging Service
Survivors and community members can now communicate to the Royal Commission via a text messaging service to the number 8185.