The Royal Commission's final report on redress and civil litigation was released on 14 September 2015.

Consultation Paper

The Royal Commission released a consultation paper on redress and civil litigation on 30 January 2015. The consultation paper sought community input on the issues raised in the paper, which informed our final report.

The Royal Commission has published the submissions of governments, non-government organisations and individuals received in response to the consultation paper.

Public hearing

Following the public consultation period, a public hearing was held in March 2015 to enable invited persons and institutions to speak to their written submissions to the Royal Commission's consultation paper and particular issues relevant to the Royal Commission’s work on redress and civil litigation.


During September - November 2014 a series of private roundtables were held with invited participants to discuss redress and civil litigation.

Participants included representatives from survivor advocacy and support groups, government representatives, lawyers and insurers, legal academics, faith based organisations and community service organisations.

Issues Papers

The Royal Commission also releases Issues Papers and invites public submissions on these papers. The following Issues Papers relate to redress and civil litigation:


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