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National Centre welcomes Tasmanian Government report to keep children safe and rebuild trust

The National Centre welcomes the Tasmanian Government’s¬†final report into its Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings. Titled ‚…

New in-house research project an Australian first for child sexual abuse

The National Centre is excited to announce that it is commencing a new in-house research project, titled ‚ÄėReshaping the Conversation: Creating a Shared Lan…

Australian children and young people deserve better

MEDIA RELEASE Yesterday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its findings from the 2021-22 Personal Safety Survey (PSS). Among its key find…

Exploring harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people

Join us this Thursday, 23rd November, for the final In Conversation webinar of 2023. In this session, Amanda Paton, Gemma McKibbin, Dale Tolliday and Dr Joe T…

National Centre and its First Nations Advisory College reject calls for a Royal Commission into First Nations Children

MEDIA RELEASE The First Nations Advisory College joins with the National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse (National Centre) in strongly condemning r…

Speaking out against the spread of misinformation


Balancing empathy and impact: how co-design helped guide the National Centre rebrand


National Centre’s first Annual Report highlights victim and survivor voices at its heart

The National Centre is pleased to announce the release of its inaugural Annual Report 2023. Founded in late 2021, as a key recommendation from the 2017 Royal C…

Five years on from National Apology to child sex abuse survivors, we ask what has changed?

This week marks the fifth anniversary of the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse. In a searing Opinion piece for Th…

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