Speech from 2020 AGM by Minister for Child Protection

Minister for Child Protection Luke Donnellan joined us for the 2020 AGM (albeit virtually), to deliver a speech regarding the Redress Scheme. For those who were unable to make the meeting, we have a video of Minister Donnellan’s speech below:  

2019 – 2020 Annual Report Now Available

The CLAN Annual Report for 2019 to 2020 is now available on the Annual Reports page (Click Here), and contains reports from the President and CEO of CLAN, information on our activities from the year, financial reports, and much more.


CLAN now has EFTPOS facilities for those wishing to make membership payments or donations. This facility is available by calling the CLAN office on 1800 008 774

Survey: National Memorial for Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual About

The Department of Social Services is seeking your views on the purpose and key attributes of the National Memorial for Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse via a national survey. Your responses will inform the scope of a national competition to be held in early 2021 to determineRead More

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 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

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 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