Effectively, through the current legislation, the Australian Government purports to give to these survivors with one hand and take away from them with the other. This leads to unfair outcomes for survivors and precludes them from seeking justice through the courts for the abuse they have suffered.
National Legal Partner at Shine Lawyers
Lisa Flynn is a National Legal Partner at Shine Lawyers.
Now is the time to reform our laws, so that paedophiles and the institutions that protected them can no longer hide behind time defences to deprive survivors of justice.
12/05/2016 12:58 PM AEST
If Pell's answers are unsatisfactory and/or there is evidence that he failed to act on reports of sexual abuse -- his position must become untenable.
25/02/2016 5:33 AM AEDT