The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Brisbane from Tuesday 3 to Thursday 12 November, in Sydney on Friday 20 November, and in Melbourne on Monday 30 November 2015.

The public hearing inquired into the experience of former students of Brisbane Grammar School and St Paul’s School in Queensland.

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Findings for Case Study No. 34  are now available. View Report of Case Study No. 34: The response of Brisbane Grammar School and St Paul’s School to allegations of child sexual abuse. 

The scope and purpose of the public hearing is to inquire into:

  1. The experience of former students of Brisbane Grammar School in Spring Hill, Queensland.

  2. The experience of former students at St Paul’s School in Bald Hills, Queensland.

  3. The response of the Board of Trustees, Headmasters and other members of staff of Brisbane Grammar School to complaints about the behaviour of Kevin Lynch, a former school counsellor at Brisbane Grammar School.

  4. The responses of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane Diocese, the School Council, Headmasters and other members of staff of St Paul’s School to concerns raised, or complaints made, about the behaviour of Kevin Lynch and Gregory Knight, former members of staff at St Paul’s School.

  5. The past and current systems, practices, policies and procedures in place at Brisbane Grammar School and St Paul’s School in relation to raising and responding to concerns and complaints about child sexual abuse.

  6. The circumstances relating to Gregory Knight’s employment and registration as a teacher in Queensland.

  7. Any related matters.

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