The Royal Commission recognises that the media has an important role to play in reporting on its work. Media coverage resulting from the Royal Commission’s activities improves community understanding of the issues being examined.
The Royal Commission encourages sensitive, ethical reporting of the issues and requests that, wherever possible, the contact details of support services are included in media reports such as Lifeline because survivors of child sexual abuse are often traumatised by the abuse suffered and the impact can be life-long.
24 November 2016
The Royal Commission has published more than 70 submissions received from a range of individuals and organisations in response to its consultation paper on criminal justice issues.
17 November 2016
The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Sydney commencing on Monday, 28 November 2016.
14 November 2016
The Royal Commission will hold a series of public hearings to inquire into the current policies and procedures of the following institutions in relation to child protection and child-safe standards, including responding to allegations of child sexual abuse.
10 November 2016
The Royal Commission will continue its public hearing into the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle (Case Study 42) in Sydney on 16 November 2016.
9 November 2016
The Royal Commission has published the written submissions for the public hearing into the experiences of former students of Geelong Grammar School, Victoria.