IGFF’s November 2020 Newsletter

As we near the end of the year, this month IGFF held our Annual General Meeting and published our Annual Report, and our team continued to provide crucial support and advocacy services. We also provided feedback to the Joint Select Committee on the National Redress Scheme, and staff members attended a range of training sessions […]

IGFF’s October 2020 Newsletter

October has seen some big changes, particularly for those of us located in Victoria. While we’re welcoming the easing of restrictions, the IGFF team will continue to work from home for the immediate future. We appreciate that a large portion of the Victorian – and Australian – community are feeling cautious about the lifting of […]

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. […]

IGFF’s September 2020 Newsletter

As always, this has been a busy month for the In Good Faith Foundation team. As our case workers continue to provide support and advocacy to individuals, families and communities impacted by institutional abuses, the whole team have been providing key feedback and lobbying for systemic change. This newsletter outlines just a few of our […]

IGFF’s August 2020 Newsletter

This month, the IGFF team have continued to provide support and advocacy services from home. This newsletter outlines some of our team’s more systemic advocacy work, along with recent updates in the field of institutional abuse.  The current circumstances, and different restrictions in different areas, affect people in different ways. Please don’t hesitate to get […]

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, […]

IGFF’s July 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to our July newsletter. This month, we take the opportunity to reflect on the year so far, and provide updates to our recent activities. The IGFF team continue to provide crucial support and advocacy work remotely, and if you have any specific questions about our work or anything in this email you can get […]

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. […]

IGFF’s June 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to IGFF’s newsletter for June 2020. Our team are continuing to provide vital services from home, which we anticipate will extend until the end of July, as our office is based in Victoria.  There have been major updates from the National Redress Scheme this month, as well as news about the Catholic Church and […]

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