Dozens of former child migrants who were sent to a West Australian farm school in the 1950s and 60s say they are losing hope of ever receiving redress for the abuse they allegedly suffered.
- Former Fairbridge farm school students are frustrated over delays to the National Redress Scheme for survivors of sexual abuse
- More than 60 redress claims are in limbo because no institution will sign up to take responsibility for the abuse
- The Old Fairbridgians Association met at the old Fairbridge Village this week and wants the federal government to step in
The former residents of the Fairbridge Farm School, near Pinjarra, say promises of help from the National Redress Scheme and the Prince’s Trust in the UK have come to nothing so far.