The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan announced yesterday that the Uniting Church will opt in to the Federal Government’s National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. The National Redress Scheme was one of the recommendations arising from the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse.
The full text of the Uniting Church media release is here: 180604_UCA_redress_opt-in
More information about the National Redress Scheme here
You can read about some of the other recommendations from the Royal Commission here
The Culture of Safety Unit for the VicTas Synod (UCA) has more information about reporting processes and resources to ensure that our congregations are safe places for all.