More survivors come forward to Royal Commission about sexual abuse experiences
Away from the public glare of the child sex abuse Royal Commission hundreds of victims have been giving their accounts to the inquiry in private. Around 1500 people have so far told a Royal Commissioner their stories of sexual and physical abuse. Out of the private sessions, 156 cases of abuse have been handed to police for investigation. Jean Kennedy filed this report for AM. And a warning this story contains some disturbing details.
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