Media Release, 7 April 2020

Today is hard day for Survivors of institutional abuse, their families and their supporters. While I hold the deepest respect for the High Court, today’s decision is not only a disappointing result for the complainant in this case; it is a disappointing result for Survivors of institutional abuse across Australia. Many people will struggle to […]

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2020 Welcome from CEO Clare Leaney

Welcome to 2020! As we begin this next decade working with and on behalf of institutional abuse survivors, it’s important to take a moment and reflect on some of our successes and share some of our ideas for 2020 and into the future. In late 2019 IGFF received a significant surge in funding provided by […]

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Our monthly newsletter

Our newsletter is sent out monthly with the aim of keeping the community updated with news about In Good Faith Foundation, our advocacy and support services, along with other relevant information. Past newsletters can be read online:   Subscribe to our mailing list here: * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name Any […]

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IGFF’s 2019 Annual Report

Please find the IGFF 2019 Annual Report below. If you have any difficulty with the file, or would like a higher-quality copy, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at igff@igff.org.au or call (03) 9940 1533. Annual Report 2019

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The Age – Alleged victims of Shiva School of Meditation and Yoga were previously sexually assaulted

Many women at a Melbourne ashram at the centre of a sex scandal joined the group seeking healing after surviving rape and sexual assaults elsewhere, advocates say. Fairfax Media reported on Monday that Mornington Peninsula’s sexual offences and child abuse investigation team were investigating the Shiva School of Meditation and Yoga at Mount Eliza after […]

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SMH – Royal Commission witness testimony

Paul Hersbach kept his composure until the end. He, like all the 351 victims of child sexual abuse who have lodged claims to the Catholic Church’s Melbourne Response, had been forced to tell their stories to strangers before. The first time he spoke about his abuse in detail, it was to two people at Carelink, […]

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