Royal Commission Support Service

Survivors of child sexual abuse or those who have been affected by the Royal Commission, the National Apology or the National Apology consultation process can contact our Royal Commission Support Service for free support.

Who is this service for?

If you have experienced sexual abuse as a child up to 18 years in any institution or group i.e. school, sporting clubs, orphanages, foster care and religious organisations, group home or club, and/or are have been affected by the Royal Commission or National Apology we are here to help. 

This service is available to anyone including Aboriginal People, those from a cultural background, and those with a disability. 

If you require support call us on 6164 0255 or complete the form below

About the Royal Commission

In January 2013, the Federal Government appointed a Royal Commission to investigate institutional responses to child sexual abuse. The Royal Commission has been enquiring into how institutions (private, public or non-government) failed to protect children from sexual abuse. On 15 December 2017 the Royal Commission presented a final report to the Governor-General, detailing the culmination of a five year inquiry into institutional responses to child sexual abuse and related matters. It made recommendations on how to improve laws, policies and practices to prevent and better respond to child sexual abuse in the future.The Final Report and other publications from the Royal Commission are available to read on their website here.

How can we help?

We will continue to provide support and assistance to people who have been affected by the Royal Commission process, including:

  • individual and family counselling face-to-face or by phone
  • referral to other support services
  • accompanying and making telephone calls on your behalf to the Royal Commission and other services
  • providing the information on how to submit a written submission to the Royal Commission

How to access this service?

To discuss how we can support you, or to refer someone to our service please call 6164 0255 or complete the enquiry form below:

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