What is the Royal Commission about?

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is investigating how organisations such as the Catholic Church responded to victims and allegations of abuse over the past decades.

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Royal Commission Case Study 16: Melbourne Response

The Royal Commission public hearing into the principles, practices and procedures of the Melbourne Response was adjourned on Tuesday 26 August 2014.

The scope and purpose of the public hearing was to inquire into:

1. The principles, practices and procedures of the Melbourne Response adopted by the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne and their application in responding to:
      a. Victims of child sexual abuse; and
      b. Allegations of child sexual abuse against personnel of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne.
2. The experience of people who have engaged in the Melbourne Response process, or otherwise sought redress from the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne.
3. Any other related matters.

 

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