National Redress Scheme should be more than 'second best' to civil legal system, says Sharon Claydon

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
March 8 2022 - 7:00am
SYSTEMS: Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme deputy chair and Newcastle MP Sharon Claydon. Picture: Marina Neil

The National Redress Scheme needs to be better than a "second best" option for child sex abuse survivors not looking to face the "deeply traumatising adversarial legal system", Joint Select Committee on Implementation of the National Redress Scheme deputy chair Sharon Claydon says.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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