Royal Commission concludes

15 December 2017 by

Today the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse concludes.

The Commissioners and their staff have worked tirelessly for the past five years:

  • 42,041 calls handled
  • 25,964 letters and emails recieved
  • 8,013 private sessions held
  • 2,575 referrals to authorities (including to police)

It is now up to all individuals and institutions to ensure the safety of children.

Ministerial PJPs take seriously their responsibility to ensure the safety of children and other vulnerable people.

The Catholic Church’s Truth Justice and Healing Council as issued two media releases today:

Catholic Church must act


COAG committee to implement Royal Commission’s recommendations should be first order of Government business