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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Melbourne Victims’ Collective: Strategic follow up to Archbishop Comensoli

At the final Melbourne Victims’ Collective meeting of 2019, Clare Leaney presented the following information on IGFF and MVC follow-up to the earlier meeting with Melbourne Archbishop Peter Comensoli. The presentation was split into a series of observations and recommendations for improvement in supporting survivors of abuse, working with justice and redress processes, increasing organisational […]

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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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IGFF is Moving Office!

IGFF is Moving Office! PLEASE NOTE: IGFF is moving office premises and you may experience a delayed response until Monday 17th September. We’re asking all of our client, supporters and associates to bare with us during this busy period. Our email addresses will remain the same and a new phone number and postal address will […]

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Company to hold Catholic groups to account

Catholic priests could face serious penalties if they don’t meet the mark set by a new professional standards body which will publicly name non-compliant dioceses and orders. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse on Monday heard Catholic Professional Standards Limited would audit the church’s authorities, with a view to holding them […]

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Church doesn’t put victims first: advocate

Victims are still not front and centre of the Catholic Church’s response to widespread child sexual abuse, a victims’ advocate says. The leaders of the Catholic Church in Australia have to be held to account when they front the child sex abuse royal commission next week, In Good Faith Foundation chief executive Helen Last says. […]

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