Media Release Witness submissions – Royal Commission into Institutional responses to Child Sexual Abuse- Northern Territory Stolen Generation Aboriginal Corporation (NTSGAC)
This week NTSGAC Deputy Chairperson Maurie Ryan is attending the Royal Commission public hearing to be held in Sydney, commencing on Wednesday 25 March 2015 and concluding on Friday 27 March 2015, to further examine the issues raised in the provision of effective redress and civil litigation to survivors of child sexual abuse in Government sanctioned institutions.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse recently asked for submissions regarding “Redress and Civil Litigation”.
NTSGAC submitted a submission and has been invited to speak as a witness at the Redress Public Hearing in Sydney this week.
- This is NTSGAC opportunity to speak to our submission- the NTSGAC is free to speak about issues that we feel most strongly about. This is NTSGAC opportunity to get our key message about redress across.
- We are hoping this hearing will recognize the past justly and be ‘forward looking’, and more about what is needed to support the NTSGAC moving forward to create healthy Aboriginal people and families.
- All 6 commissioners will sit on this hearing, demonstrating what a critical issue this is for the Royal Commission.
- The NTSGAC will continue to call for a Therapeutic Healing Centre for the Stolen Generation members and their descendants developed and implemented by the NTSGAC.
Ms Eileen Cummings – NTSGAC Chairperson – 0408 772 180
Maurie Ryan – NTSGAC Deputy Chairperson – 0431 534 164