Monthly Archives: April 2019

Child Sex Offender Given Top Welfare Job Despite History of Allegations

15th April 2019  |  Joanne McCarthy  |  The Sydney Morning Herald   Child sex allegations followed Frank Valentine from one child welfare job to another until the mid-1980s when he was named Department of Youth and Community Services operations manager for the Hunter, or second-in-charge. Valentine, 78, would "go ballistic" about staff who asked why…
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National Redress Scheme Update

A new version of the redress application form is now available The updated application form includes a question asking applicants if they would like their impact statement (Part 3) shared with the relevant institutions. Minor changes have also been made to provide clearer guidance to assist applicants complete the form. Applications made on the previous…
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Update on Institutions who have joined Redress

On 29 March 2019, the National Redress Scheme (Scheme) added over 7,000 site records to the National Redress Scheme search database. This is the largest upload to the Scheme website to date. The following institutions have undertaken the steps to join, they are: ·         Uniting Church in Australia Assembly ·         Baptist Care NSW & ACT…
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