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Public hearing into Catholic Church authorities in Maitland-Newcastle

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing to inquire into the response of Catholic Church authorities in the Maitland-Newcastle region to allegations of child sexual abuse by clergy and religious. The public hearing will commence on 29 August 2016 in Newcastle.

Date: July 27 2016

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Submissions published on institutional responses to child sexual abuse in out-of-home care

The Royal Commission has published 55 submissions received from service providers, peak bodies, advocacy groups, statutory bodies, government agencies and academics in response to its consultation paper on out-of-home care.

Date: July 18 2016

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Advertising campaign launched to close registrations for private sessions

The Royal Commission has launched a nationwide advertising campaign to announce registrations for private sessions will close on 30 September 2016.

Date: July 8 2016

The Hon. Justice Peter McClellan speaking at Royal Commission public hearing

Public hearing into Anglican Diocese of Newcastle

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Newcastle, commencing Tuesday 2 August 2016 at 10.00am AEST.

Date: July 5 2016