Here’s a list of disgraced Australian institutions that have been investigated at the Australian Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse.


The Royal Commission turned the heat up on institutions that failed children around Australia

The Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission examined the failure of institutions like churches, schools, children’s homes and sporting clubs to protect children from sexual abuse.

While child sexual abuse also occurs in families and social environments, the Royal Commission’s terms of reference restricted its inquiry to institutional settings. This focus enabled the Commission to recommend legal and regulatory reforms to prevent such abuse from ever happening again.

Some of the institutions that were investigated in Royal Commission public hearings included:

On the 15th of December, the Royal Commission sat for the final time and has since handed down its recommendations to the Government and institutions.