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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.

Report into Brisbane Grammar and St Paul's School released

Report into Brisbane Grammar and St Paul's School released

15 February 2017

The Royal Commission's report into Case Study 34 - The response of Brisbane Grammar School and St Paul's School to allegations of child sexual abuse - was released today.

Report into Geelong Grammar School released

Report into Geelong Grammar School released

14 February 2017

The Royal Commission's report into Case Study 32 - the response of Geelong Grammar School to allegations of child sexual abuse of former students at the school - was released today.

Report into Church of England Boys’ Society and the Anglican Dioceses of Tasmania, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney released

Report into Church of England Boys’ Society and the Anglican Dioceses of Tasmania, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney released

13 February 2017

The Royal Commission's report of Case Study 36 - The response of the Church of England Boys' Society and the Anglican Dioceses of Tasmania, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney to allegations of child sexual abuse - was released today.

Thank you for your support in 2016

Thank you for your support in 2016

21 December 2016

The Royal Commission would like to thank the community for its continuing support and important contribution to our work in 2016.

Research finds that children in residential care feel unsafe

Research finds that children in residential care feel unsafe

19 December 2016

The Royal Commission has released a new research report exploring children and young people's views about their safety in residential care. Most of the children and young people who participated in the research described feeling unsafe in residential care due to bullying, harassment and the threat of sexual assault.

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