9.3.7 Scheme sunset day

Summary

The Scheme sunset day is the scheduled end date of the National Redress Scheme. This date is the day of the tenth anniversary of the Scheme start day, being 30 June 2028.

All applications to the Scheme must be made at least 1 year before the sunset day. The Operator can accept later applications if there are exceptional circumstances.

Children who turn 18 after the sunset day cannot make an application to the Scheme.

Act reference: NRSAct section 193 Sunset of the scheme
Last reviewed: 1 July 2019