Public hearing into Brisbane Grammar School and St Paul’s School to recommence

Public hearing into Brisbane Grammar School and St Paul’s School to recommence

The Royal Commission’s public hearing into Brisbane Grammar School and St Paul’s School will recommence in Melbourne on Monday 30 November.
 
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.

Date:                     Monday 30 November 2015
Hearing times:    Approximately 4.30pm AEDT
Location:             County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000.
 
The hearing will be streamed live at Brisbane Magistrates Court.
 
The public hearing will be streamed live to the public on the Royal Commission’s website www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au