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Victorian Government Response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

In July 2018 the Victorian Government tabled in Parliament its response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

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Overview

In July 2018 the Victorian Government tabled in Parliament its response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

The Royal Commission made 409 recommendations in total, including more than 50 recommendations requiring governments to work together:

The Victorian Government Response included a response to all 409 recommendations and did not reject any recommendations.

In summary, at the time of tabling, the Victorian Government:

  • accepted 128 recommendations where all elements of the recommendation were supported
  • accepted in principle 165 recommendations where the Victorian Government supported the intent or merit of the recommendation, but did not necessarily support the method for achieving the policy
  • stated that Victoria would give further consideration to 24 recommendations where further analysis was required for the Victorian Government to determine its position
  • noted 92 recommendations where responsibility for the recommendation did not sit with the Victorian Government

Annual reports

The Victorian Government has also committed to report annually on the progress of the implementation of the Royal Commission's recommendations over five years from 2018-2022.

Table of the full Victorian Government response to the Royal Commission 2018

Reviewed 18 December 2019

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