De La Salle College Memorial to Survivors Commemoration

On Sunday 21 March 2021, De La Salle College held a Dedication and Memorial Commemoration to acknowledge the survivors of historic abuse and to advocate for transparency and child safety for all future generations of De La Salle students. The school committed to supporting the Survivors and honoured this commitment with the unveiling of Memorial […]

Armies of Enablers Book Launch

In his new book, Armies of Enablers: Survivor Stories of Complicity and Betrayal in Sexual Assaults, Professor Amos N. Guiora shares the stories of sexual assault Survivors from USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University, Penn State University, The Ohio State University, and the Catholic Church, focusing on how the institutions and individuals allowed the abuse to […]

Media Release: Congratulations Grace Tame

A Pdf version of this media release can be found online here On behalf of survivors of institutional abuse, IGFF congratulates 2021 Australian of the Year, Grace Tame. Grace has been a fearless advocate for justice for survivors of sexual abuse and has been pivotal in protecting their stories. In the coming 12 months, we […]

IGFF’s 2020 Annual Report

Please find the IGFF 2020 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 1300 12 IGFF (4433). Annual Report 2020

Op-Ed: Child abuse in sport happens if grooming laws aren’t enforced

This op-ed was originally published in The New Daily, and can be found online here The harrowing stories shared by the Four Corners program End Game reiterate what so many survivors and advocates already know to be true – without strict enforcement of mandatory reporting laws, abusers will continue seeking to groom and abuse children. […]

Media Release: Sexual Assault “Gag” Law

A Pdf version of this media release can be found online here The Judicial Proceedings Reports Act or the “Sexual Assault Gag Law” as it’s being described must be changed as soon as Victorian Parliament next sits. IGFF firmly believes the Andrew’s Government admission that this was an unintended legislative consequence, but until it is fixed, […]

Media Release: Response to Vincent Ryan Release from Prison

A Pdf version of this media release can be found online here Today Vincent Ryan will walk free from Long Bay Prison. Ryan has previously been convicted of sexually abusing more than 30 children in his care. Former police investigators have publically stated that they believe he will always be a risk to the community. […]

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