National Redress Scheme
The National Redress Scheme officially started on 1 July 2018 but is only accessible if the institution relevant to your complaint has joined the scheme.
The scheme relates only to child sexual abuse in institutions.
1800 737 377 Monday to Friday – 8am to 5pmwww.nationalredress.gov.au
The official website is maintained by the Department of Social Services. Information available on this website includes:
- who can apply and how to apply
- support services
- participating institutions
- protecting your information
- what happens next
There is a search facility on the website for institutions who are part of the Redress Scheme.
Support / Assistance
There is an extensive list of support services on the Redress Scheme website listed above. You can access support and assistance at:
Micah Projects Inc – 07 3029 7000
Bravehearts – 1800 272 831
Blue Knot Foundation – 1300 657 380
For free legal advice:
Knowmore Legal – 1800 605 762