Royal Commission to start private sessions

Media release from the Royal Commission The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will commence an important phase of its operations next week with survivors of child sexual abuse in institutions being given the opportunity to relate their experiences directly to Commissioners in face to face private sessions. The Chief Executive Officer […]

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Report: They did not believe me

This is an important and timely Australian report released today, entitled ‘They Did Not Believe Me’: Adult Survivors’ Perspectives of Child Sexual Abuse by Personnel in Christian Institutions, by Dr Jodi Death. Child sexual abuse (CSA) in Christian Institutions continues to be of serious concern in public, criminal justice and institutional discourse. This study was […]

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New website

We are pleased to announce the launch of this the latest version of our website, including a new dedicated mobile version. If you find any broken links as we finalise everything, please let us know. We would also very much welcome suggestions about how we might further improve this resource. We invite you to contact […]

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1 day workshop

We are pleased to offer a One Day Professional Training Workshop in Brisbane on 23rd of May 2013. The workshop is designed specifically to ‘Build worker confidence and competence in working with men who have been sexually abused in childhood.’ Read more and sign up.

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Men’s group

Our next Men’s Group starts on the 2nd of May 2013. This group is an opportunity for men to meet and talk with other men who have had similar experiences in a professionally facilitated and supported environment. For more information see the Men’s group page.

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Royal commission terms of reference

The terms of reference for the Australian Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse were announced by Prime Minster Julia Gillard on the 11th of January 2013. Living Well welcomes this Royal Commission and continues to emphasise a need for appropriate support for all Australian who have experienced sexual abuse and sexual assault.

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Royal commission – Support needs

In response to the Royal Commission, Living Well is receiving increased requests for counselling & support. Although we have limited resources, we endeavour to respond to requests for assistance as soon as we possibly can. We encourage visitors to browse our site, to make use of and download our free resources, booklet, mindfulness strategies, etc. […]

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