Remaining individuals who suffered abuse while in state care should come forward before the redress scheme closes to new applicants on 15 February 2013.
The Tasmanian Government's Abuse in Care Review Program had spanned nine years over four rounds and paid out more than $52 million in ex gratia payments to more than 1600 people.
The redress scheme has been extended longer than originally intended and is now all-but done.
The scheme was advertised widely and more than 2300 people made a claim, which were independently assessed.
The number of claims has slowed to only seven in the past three months.
The latest advertisements announcing the closure of the scheme to new applicants was placed in major state and national newspapers on Saturday 19 January 2013.
Active claims under the fourth round will continue to be assessed as normal.
From February 15, any remaining eligible claimants can receive support through the Tasmanian Government's existing After Care Support Program by calling 1300 654 583.
Abuse in Care Review Program
Round Years Applicants Ex-gratia payments Total amount
1 2003-2004 364 247 $9.4 M
2 2005-2006 514 423 $14.6M
3 2007-2010 995 784 $25.3M
4 2011-14/12/12 485 231 $3.5M
TOTAL (all rounds) 2358 1685 $52.8M
21 January 2013