Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

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Owning Institution: Government of Australia

Source Type: Government

1 December 2016

This report analyses the role that organisational culture plays in child sexual abuse in institutional contexts. It specifically considers how organisational culture can affect the perpetration...

Discussion paper
7 November 2016

This commissioned discussion paper set out to provide a reasoned analysis of the historical, social and policy context surrounding children with disability and to examine the evidence about...

Discussion paper
3 November 2016

This Royal Commission discussion paper examines the evidence, principles and application of trauma-informed care in Australian systems and services.

29 August 2016

This report examines how the criminal justice systems in New South Wales and South Australia deal with complaints of child sexual abuse reported to the police in childhood compared with those in...

24 August 2016

The ability of child sexual abuse complainants to give quality evidence is crucial for successful prosecution, but it can be problematic for complainants to give such evidence. This report...

26 July 2016

This report distinguishes the particular support and service needs of victims of institutional child sexual abuse and how these needs may differ from victims of non-institutional child sexual...

18 May 2016

This study investigated the extent to which joint trials with cross-admissible tendency evidence infringed defendants’ rights, and the extent to which joint trials posed a risk of unfair prejudice...

15 September 2015

This report suggests that a new approach that seeks a deeper understanding of why errors occur would be more effective in encouraging safe practices in the future.

Case study
14 September 2015

Assesses the Archdiocese of Melbourne’s process for responding to those who have been sexually abused by priests, religious and lay persons within the Archdiocese of Melbourne.