Child Protection

Care leavers abused in WA institutions deserve justice: Greens

Greens spokesperson for Child Protection Hon Alison Xamon MLC has today called for justice for the Western Australian survivors of institutional child abuse who do not qualify for compensation under the National Redress Scheme because they did not suffer sexual abuse.

Backing the Make Redress Right Campaign, initiated by Tuart Place, Ms Xamon said applicants were significantly re-traumatised during the WA Redress Scheme when compensation levels were halved after people had applied.

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