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Australian Government Reports

Introduction

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse delivered its Final Report on 15 December 2017, making a total of 409 recommendations to better protect children from sexual abuse in institutions. The Australian Government has tabled 4 annual progress reports on its implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission.

On 14 December 2018, the Australian Government tabled its first Annual Progress Report: Implementation of recommendations from the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The second annual progress report was tabled on 13 December 2019, the third report was tabled on 14 December 2020 and the fourth report was tabled on 14 December 2021.

Each report outlines the Australian Government's progress in implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission. The reports also highlight the Australian Government's ongoing work to safeguard the safety and wellbeing of children now and into the future.

The Australian Government has committed to deliver 5 consecutive annual progress reports until December 2022.

Each report is collated by year below. Please click on the links below to find out more.

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2018

Annual Progress Report

This report highlights the progress the Australian Government made in 2018 to implement the Royal Commission's recommendations.
 
 

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2019

Annual Progress Report

This report highlights the progress the Australian Government made in 2019 to implement the Royal Commission's recommendations.
 
 

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2020

Annual Progress Report

This report highlights the progress the Australian Government made throughout 2020 to build on the work in 2018 and 2019 to implement the Royal Commission's recommendations.
 

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2021

Annual Progress Report

This report highlights the progress the Australian Government made since the 2020 Annual Progress Report and during 2021 to build on the work done in 2018, 2019 and 2020 to implement the Royal Commission's recommendations.

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Please note hard copies of the Australian Government's 2018 Annual Progress Report are out of stock.