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Useful Links

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (January 2013 to December 2017)

Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and other Non-Government Organisations – the Betrayal of Trust report (April 2012 to November 2013)

Find and Connect (a resource for ‘Forgotten Australians”, former Child Migrants and anyone interested in the history of child welfare in Australia)

SANO Taskforce (specialised Victoria Police unit investigating historical and new allegations of institutional abuse)

SOCIT (Victoria Police Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Teams for claims of non-institutional abuse)

Victorian Centre against Sexual Assault (CASA) Forum (peak body of the 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault with online anonymous reporting facilities, delivering support and intervention services and the Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours))

Care Leavers Australian Network (CLAN) (national, independent, peak membership body which represents, supports and advocates for people who were raised in Australian and New Zealand orphanages, children's homes & foster care)

Open Place (support and advocacy service that co-ordinates and provides direct assistance to address the needs of people who grew up in Victorian orphanages and homes during the last century)

Alliance for Forgotten Australians (committed to recognition and healing for “Forgotten Australians” who experienced institutional or other out-of-home care as children and young people in the last century in Australia)

Broken Rites (researching the coverup of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church)

1800 RESPECT (confidential information, counselling and support service open 24 hours to people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse)

Blue Knot Foundation (National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma supporting survivors and those who support them)

Bravehearts (child protection organisation aiming to prevent child sexual assault in society)

In Good Faith Foundation (provide independent advocacy, case management, referral and support to victims, families and communities who have experienced clergy, religious and lay person abuse)

SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests)

Lifeboat Geelong Foundation (A pastoral support service for victims/survivors of Church-related sexual abuse)

Ballarat SO SAD (support for survivors of clergy and institutionalised childhood sexual abuse)

For the Innocents (support for those suffering as a result of sexual or other abuse by clergy, religious teachers or workers)

Connecting Home (a service for the Stolen Generations)

Djirra (provides legal advice, counselling, information, referral and support to Aboriginal victims/survivors or people at immediate risk of family violence and sexual assault as well as to parents/carers of Aboriginal children)

Child Migrants Trust (specialist service for Britain's former Child Migrants and their families)

Lifeline (crisis support and suicide prevention)

Beyond Blue (depression and anxiety support)

Relationships Australia (provider of specialist family and relationship services)

Knowmore Legal Service

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (state-wide resource centre supporing workers and families to help stop family violence)

Victoria Legal Aid: Sex and the Law Guide

National Redress Scheme

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