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Queensland Government Response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

On 15 December 2017, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) presented its final report to governments. The final report and documents published by the Royal Commission are available on the Royal Commission's website (PDF).

At the Council of Australian Governments meeting on 7 February 2018, the Premier and all First Ministers committed to providing a government response within 6 months of the tabling of the final report (June 2018).

The Queensland Government response (PDF, 2.3 MB) Queensland Government response (DOCX, 1.3 MB) to the Royal Commission was tabled by the Premier in Parliament on 15 June 2018. Information on the Queensland Government response and annual progress report is available on the Premier's website.

  • Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Taskforce

    The Taskforce will provide for the views of those who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse, support services and organisations in advice to the Queensland Government on implementing the reforms arising from the Royal Commission.

  • National Redress Scheme in Queensland

    In response to recommendations of the Royal Commission, the Australian Government developed a National Redress Scheme for people who were sexually abused as children in institutional settings before 1 July 2018.

Find support

If immediate assistance is required, 24 hour support is available by calling:

  • Lifeline: 13 11 14
  • 1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732
  • MensLine Australia: 1300 789 978

Forgotten Australians

For information on how to access your records or find support, visit the Support for Forgotten Australians page on the Queensland Government website.