People watch Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivering the National Apology to victims and survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse at Parliament House in Canberra. Photo: EPA

‘We failed them’: Australia apologises to child sex abuse victims

• A five-year Royal Commission detailed more than 15,000 survivors’ harrowing child sex abuse claims involving thousands of institutions

• About seven per cent of Catholic priests in Australia were accused of abuse between 1950 and 2010, but the allegations were never investigated

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People watch Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivering the National Apology to victims and survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse at Parliament House in Canberra. Photo: EPA
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