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Call for Northern Ireland abuse victims to come forward Call for Northern Ireland abuse victims to come forward

Published on 06 June 2013: Former High Court judge Sir Anthony Hart who chairs the Northern Ireland Inquiry into historical child abuse has called on Irish born Australians to come forward and tell their stories of abuse.

What about compensation for child migrants? What about compensation for child migrants?

Published on 06 June 2013: Britain has announced it will pay compensation at a total proposed cost of 12.5 million pounds to thousands of Kenyans who were sexually abused and tortured in detention camps during the 1950s.

Victorian Inquiry wrap up Victorian Inquiry wrap up

Published on 06 June 2013: All of the major churches have now given evidence before the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into the handling of allegations of criminal abuse against children.

Comcare review demands quick action Comcare review demands quick action

Published on 15 May 2013: Peter Hanks QC has handed down his review of the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1998 (SRCA), which contains some excellent recommendations for reform of the national Comcare scheme.

Initial mis-diagnosis of road injury can have serious consequences Initial mis-diagnosis of road injury can have serious consequences

Published on 15 May 2013: Many people who have been in a road collision and are taken to hospital for diagnosis are being discharged prematurely and then denied assistance from the TAC.

Have you been sacked because of a TAC injury claim? Have you been sacked because of a TAC injury claim?

Published on 09 May 2013: Have you been sacked because of a TAC injury claim? If you've been injured on the road you might find that the road back to work is more than a little bumpy.

Royal Commission calls for submissions from victims Royal Commission calls for submissions from victims

Published on 09 May 2013: The Royal Commission is calling for victims to come forward and make submissions.

Eligibility Requirements for ADF Reparation Payments Eligibility Requirements for ADF Reparation Payments

Published on 09 May 2013: Eligibility requirements for a reparation payment from the ADF Taskforce have now been released.

Categories of Payment under DART scheme Categories of Payment under DART scheme

Published on 09 May 2013: Reparation Payments paid under the Defence Abuse Response Team (DART) are not paid as compensation but are meant as an acknowledgement by Defence that the abuse was wrong and can have a lasting and serious impact.

TAC and casual labour TAC and casual labour

Published on 24 April 2013: Many people who are laid off work as result of being injured have done so outside of work, possibly even on their way to or from the workplace.

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