Link – What it feels like: An abuse survivor’s tale

This is one powerful victim statement to the court. I think many survivors can identify with it, even as it may be difficult to read.

Australia’s most notorious paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale will spend at least another three years behind bars after admitting to sexually abusing more children.

The 83-year-old man now has 161 convictions for abuse against 65 children, but the true figure of how many children he sexually abused, and how many lives he damaged, might never be known.


This is the story of one survivor:


Photo by State Archives NSW

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