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Public hearing on National Redress Scheme

Parliament of Australia < 1 mins read

The Committee will be holding a public hearing tomorrow for an inquiry into the National Redress Scheme.

Legal practitioners, support services and advocates are among witnesses scheduled to give evidence.

The public hearing will commence at 9:30am AEDT (Canberra time). The program is available on the Committee’s website.

The inquiry is looking into a range of areas, including:

  • The experience of First Nations applicants and applicants with disability in their dealings with the Scheme.
  • Accessibility, performance and effectiveness of support services and legal advice for survivors and their advocates.

The Committee is continuing to accept written submissions.

Full details of what the inquiry is examining can be found in the terms of reference on the Committee’s website. An easy English guide is also available.

Public hearing details

Thursday 23 November 2023
9:30am to around 4:45pm AEDT (Canberra time)
Committee Room 1R3, Parliament House, Canberra
Listen online at www.aph.gov.au/News_and_Events/Watch_Parliament

Media inquiries

Office of Senator Catryna Bilyk
Daniel Hulme
0447 000 867

For background information

Joint Standing Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme
02 6277 4549
redress@aph.gov.au

Information about the Committee is available at https://www.aph.gov.au/redress.

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