Early in our work we identified Criminal Justice as a key issue for consideration by the Royal Commission.
Date: May 25
I recently conducted a private session with the mother of a boy from a Catholic school. The events the mother related occurred only a few years ago.
Date: September 10
When delivering the Mayo Lecture at James Cook University in 1996, Sir Anthony Mason commenced by reminding his audience that judges do make law.
Date: September 04
I speak to you today as the Royal Commission enters the second half of its five year term. As you are probably aware the Commission was originally tasked to finish at the end of this year.
Date: July 15
One year has passed since I spoke with you in Sydney. At that time the Commonwealth Government had just received the Royal Commission’s interim report which detailed both the work we had already completed and the work we believed necessary to fulfil our terms of reference.
Date: July 04
Justice for victims is an elusive concept. In the civil context redress schemes providing modest money compensation without the need to prove a breach of a duty of care are commonly believed to be appropriate.
Date: March 31
Today is an important day for the people who we have come to know as the Forgotten Australians.
Date: February 18
It is just over two years ago since the Royal Commission was appointed. In that time the Commissioners have spoken with over 2,850 survivors in private sessions.
Date: January 30