Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and Other Organisations

Report and Response

Government response tabled on Thursday 8 May 2014

The Government response to the report for the Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and other Non-Government Organisations was tabled on Thursday 8 May 2014.

pdf Government Response (1.27 Mb)

Final Report tabled on Wednesday 13 November 2013.

The Committee tabled its report in Parliament for the Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and other Non-Government Organisations on Wednesday 13 November 2013.

Volume 1:

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The entire volume 1 can be downloaded here (PDF, 2.26MB).

Click on the links below to download the individual parts of volume 1.

Preliminaries (PDF,308KB)

  • Terms of Reference
  • Chairs foreword
  • Glossary
  • Acronyms
  • Executive summary
  • Inquiry recommendations
  • Inquiry findings

Part A – Introduction and process (PDF, 436KB)

Part B – Victims’ experiences, impacts and their pursuit of justice (PDF, 603KB)

Part C – Context (PDF, 700KB)

Volume 2:

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The entire volume 2 can be downloaded here (PDF, 4.01MB).

Click on the links below to download the individual parts of volume 2.

Part D – Prevention —Duty of care to create child‑safe organisations (PDF, 666KB)

Part E – Responding to reports and allegations of child abuse in organisations (PDF, 650KB)

Part F – Responding to reports and allegations of past child abuse in organisations (PDF, 670KB)

Part G – Law reform and criminal justice (PDF, 516KB)

Part H – Civil justice reform (PDF, 632KB)

Appendices (PDF, 1.36MB)


 

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014