Royal Commission recommends overhaul of the criminal justice system: How will your school be affected?

To commence the week beginning 14 August 2017, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse published its final recommendations on criminal justice in Australia, following years of research, round-tables, hearings and consultations examining issues in the criminal justice system in relation to institutional child sexual abuse. Clocking in at just over 2000 […]

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Royal Commission research symposium: Creating child safe institutions

On 1 May 2017, The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission) hosted a research symposium in Melbourne to share the findings from three research reports commissioned by the Royal Commission on the topic of child safe institutions (Symposium). Cara Novakovic, CompliSpace Content Development Consultant, attended the Symposium and in this […]

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Royal Commission Report critical of inconsistent school registration requirements in Australia

Recently, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse shifted its inquiries away from the non-government sector to government authorities.¬† The Royal Commission has published an extensive research report that examines the strengths and weaknesses of existing regulatory and oversight bodies in protecting children from sexual abuse:¬†Oversight and regulatory mechanisms aimed at protecting […]

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