This month in the National Redress Scheme — July 2019

Update on the progress of the National Redress Scheme for July 2019

Institution update

The following institutions have completed the steps to join:

  • The Armidale School
  • The Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints
  • The Order of the Sisters of the Presentation in Queensland.

The sixth group of Anglican organisations that joined the Scheme today are:

  • Anglican Church Property Trust Diocese of Sydney
  • Church Missionary Society – Queensland with Northern NSW
  • Church Missionary Society – Tasmania
  • Church Missionary Society – Western Australia
  • Glebe Administration Board
  • Illawarra Grammar School
  • Sydney Diocesan Services
  • St Andrew’s Cathedral Gawura School
  • The Council of St Andrew’s Cathedral School
  • The Council of Trinity Grammar School
  • Calrossy Anglican School
  • Christ Church Grammar School
  • Perth College Inc
  • St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls
  • St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School.

The additions to the Baptist Union of Victoria participating group that have joined are:

  • Benalla Baptist Church
  • East Doncaster Baptist Church
  • Melton Baptist Church
  • Moonee Ponds Baptist Church
  • Narre Warren Baptist Church.

All state and territory governments and 51 non-government institutions have joined the Scheme, representing more than 40,500 sites across Australia.

When an institution has completed all the necessary steps to join the National Redress Scheme they are added to the updated list of institutions that have joined. You can search for Institutions that have joined the Scheme on this webpage. An interactive map is also now available for users to choose a state or territory from the map, so they can find out which institutions have joined in their area.

The Scheme has released a list of institutions that have not yet joined the Scheme on this website. The list is available on the institutions that have not yet joined the Scheme page. The list provides information and transparency for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse who may be considering applying for redress.

Application update

As of 26 July 2019:

  • The Scheme received over 4,500 applications.
  • 313 Redress payments have been made.
  • In addition, a further 130 offers have been made. Applicants have six months to consider their offer.
  • The average Redress payment amount is currently over $81,500

Support Services

Redress Support Services are available to help people understand the Scheme, provide emotional support and guide people through the application process. A list of support services is available.

If you need immediate support you can contact: