A State Redress Scheme for Forgotten Australians

Mr Peter Kelso has today written to NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell MP seeking a
public announcement on redress for Forgotten Australians.  The State witnesses at the Royal Commission this week confirmed that the NSW Government was considering plans to introduce a State redress scheme.

See Peter’s letter here: Peter Kelso letter to NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell

About Peter Kelso

I am a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. I have been admitted to practice since 1984. I am the principal and founder of Kelso Lawyers which has operated in Newcastle since 1986.

I have been an advocate for compensation for victims of abuse since the commencement of the Victims Compensation Tribunal in New South Wales in 1988. I conduct the largest victims practice in New South Wales. I have a high level of engagement with numerous NGOs such as woman’s refuges, sexual assault services, community organisations and healing centres.

On 31 October 2012 I was a finalist for the Justice Medal, presented by the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales.

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