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House of Representatives Livestream on Second Anniversary of Apology

In Parliament House at 9:30 today Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese will make speeches for the second anniversary of the apology to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. To view, click here: https://www.aph.gov.au/News_and_Events/LiveMediaPlayer?vID={930E9FB9-EA5B-4630-9205-3105E9D43F69}&type=1

CLAN on The Project Tonight

CLAN will be on The Project on Channel 10 tonight. The program starts at 6.30 pm. Leonie Sheedy is interviewed to speak about the Victorian Judge who over turned the deed of release as well as discussion on the appalling Redress. Please Clannies make comments after the segment to CLAN’sRead More

Joint Committee Hearing

https://twitter.com/aboutthehouse/status/1309262369705533440?s=12 The Joint Committee reviewing the implementation of the National Redress Scheme will be holding a hearing today.  Committee is hearing from CLAN.  Streaming from 10am at aph.gov.au/live

2020 Annual General Meeting

CLAN’s AGM is being held on the 21st November from 2.00 to 4.00pm. For more information please log onto the members section.  If you are a CLAN member but do not yet have access to the member’s section, please send museum@clan.org.au an email with a username and password so thatRead More

Tribute in Parliament to Valda Hogan

The following statement was made in parliament by Sonia Kilkenny, paying tribute to Care Leaver Valda Hogan, a prominent and beloved figure in CLAN’s history. Many thanks to Ms Kilkenny for her kind words.

ABC interview with Lyn Belsham on Redress

Click Here for a television interview on ABC with Care Leaver Lyn on the Redress scheme

Survivors want action on redress holdouts

Institutions who refuse to join up to a redress scheme for survivors of abuse will know on Wednesday how serious the government is about the issue. Click Here for more information.

Independent Reviewer appointed for the National Redress Scheme

In a media release today, Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston announced the appointment of Ms Robyn Kruk AO as the Independent Reviewer for the second anniversary review of the National Redress Scheme. Click Here for Details

Farewell Valda. You Will be Missed.

It is with extreme sadness we announce the death of long standing Clannie Valda Hogan. All Australian CareLeavers owe Valda our appreciation. She was a fighter since 1990’s. Her letters to Archbishop Pell and Denis Hart are legendary. Federal Police visited her and tried to tell her to stop sendingRead More