Alister McKeich

Freelance writer and academic

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‘I still feel the same as I always have’: Indigenous experiences since ‘Sorry’

February 13, 2018 5

As is often the case with symbolic gestures of government, the political capital gained far exceeds the investment made in changing the day-to-day reality of victims' lives.

Will the child sexual abuse redress scheme cause more trauma than it compensates?

February 7, 2018 6

The Commonwealth redress scheme for institutional child sexual abuse has attracted criticism on several fronts. Crikey looks at how the scheme compensates survivors, and where it falls flat.