Applications for the National Redress Scheme can be made from 1 July 2018.

You can choose to apply if you:

  • experienced institutional child sexual abuse before 1 July 2018, and
  • are aged over 18 or will turn 18 before 30 June 2028, and
  • apply between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2027, and
  • are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, unless an exception applies to you as a former child migrant. Visit Who can apply for more information.