At 82, Geoff Meyers died never getting the redress payout he had hoped would provide some recognition for the sexual abuse he suffered as a ward. In the first five months of the scheme, 2,000 people have made applications, but only 20 survivors have received any form of redress.
Despite the judge saying "a jail term is the only option" for David Kisun, the former Marist teacher receives a wholly suspended sentence for molesting his students.
Members of the Northern Territory's youth detention royal commission say the controversial Don Dale facility is not fit for purpose, and its replacement should be fast-tracked.
"Today Australia confronts a trauma, an abomination hiding in plain sight for far too long," the Prime Minister says, as hundreds of people gather in Canberra to witness the apology recommended by the royal commission into child sexual abuse.
Scott Morrison is preparing to apologise to survivors of institutional child sex abuse. Follow developments live.
The Federal Government is expected to announce a national museum telling the stories of institutional child sexual abuse victims to make sure the "untold horrors they experienced" will never be forgotten.
Three months into the historic National Redress Scheme, victims of institutional child sexual abuse are disappointed only a small fraction of the 1,500 applications so far received have resulted in payments.
The mother of murdered Queensland foster care child Tiahleigh Palmer launches legal action against the State Government and the children's services provider.
In what has been described as a world-first examination of child protection reports, Australia's systems are shown to be in meltdown amid unprecedented levels of child abuse and neglect.
Currently, no-one except the Pope can hold Catholic bishops to account if they commit or conceal crimes. It's why we needed the royal commission. Now the church must reform canon law, or it will become "business as usual" again, writes Noel Debien.