State care timeline

To help the Royal Commission understand the many changes to state care over the years, government agencies jointly prepared a timeline that sets out reports, changes to legislation and institutions across the welfare, justice, education and health sectors

State care timeline


Records overview

A high-level picture of agency records relevant to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission

Overview of agencies' records


Crown Statement - contextual hearing 2019

At the Royal Commission’s contextual hearing in November 2019, the Crown counsel made a statement setting out how the Crown intends to engage with and respond to the Commission

Crown statement at the Royal Commission's contextual hearing, October 2019


Crown Statement - State redress hearing 2020 

The Crown's management of claims involving abuse in State care, including its responses to concerns raised by claimants, are summarised in its closing statement to phase two of the Royal Commission's State redress hearing, which was held October-November 2020

The Crown's closing submission for the Royal Commission State redress hearing


Crown response funding

Summary of funding for the Crown’s response to the Royal Commission, listing amounts by Budget appropriation (Vote)

2019-20 Crown Response funding

2020-21 Crown Response funding

2021-22 Crown Response funding


Briefing to Incoming Minister

Briefings to Incoming Ministers (BIMs) are briefings received by incoming Ministers following the formation of a new Government. After the formation of the Government following the November 2020 general election, the Minister for the Public Service was provided with a BIM on the Crown Response. That BIM has been publicly released on the Beehive website(external link).

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