What parents should know about the outcomes of the Royal Commission into child abuse

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 18 January 2018

16 mins

For almost five years we heard about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse.

The final report was handed down at the end of 2017, but what’s happened since then? And what do parents need to know?

Jeffrey Taylor, General Manager of the Child Abuse Prevention Service, takes us through what’s happening.

To find out more information about the Child Abuse Prevention Service or to find some of the resources Jeffrey mentions, check out their website.

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