The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Rockhampton between Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 22 April 2015.
The public hearing inquired into the experiences of a number of men and women who were resident at St Joseph’s Orphanage, Neerkol operated by the Sisters of Mercy between 1940 and 1975.
Findings for Case Study No. 26 are now available. View Report of Case Study No. 26: The responses of the Sisters of Mercy, the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton and the Queensland Government to allegations of child sexual abuse at St Joseph's Orphanage, Neerkol.