Legal support services for survivors engaging with the Commonwealth Redress Scheme

Category Legal Services

Status Closed

State/Territory National

Closing Date & Time

The Australian Government is inviting an organisation via a restricted process to apply to deliver services under the Legal support services for survivors engaging with the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Program from 2018- 2019 to 2021. Funding will be offered to one organisation as a result of this process.

The objectives of the program are to provide a free legal advice service to assist survivors of institutional child sexual abuse access redress under the Commonwealth or National Redress Scheme.

The expected outcomes of the grant activity are the provision of a free national legal advisory service to assist survivors through the process of accessing redress. The service will be a quality, trauma informed legal advice service that provides survivors with advice on their legal options.

The purpose of the grant activity is to ensure that survivors are provided information and advice about the options available to them, including claims under the Redress Scheme, access to compensation through other schemes or common law rights and claims.

The service will assist survivors applying to the Redress Scheme through keys steps in the redress process.

More information

More information about the services under the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse program and requirements for the applicant can be found in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Other grant opportunity documents are only accessible by the invited applicant on the GrantConnect website.

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Contacting the Community Grants Hub

If you would like assistance please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 and/or support@communitygrants.gov.au.

More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found at the Community Grants Hub website.

Please quote 2018 - 2265 – Legal support services for survivors engaging with the Commonwealth Redress Scheme when you phone or email the Community Grants Hub.

Grant Opportunity Documents