Kevin Banks is a 62-year-old survivor of Lake Alice Child and Adolescent Unit. He spent 24 months in the Child and Adolescent Unit over three admissions between 1973 and 1975.
He also spent time in Epuni Boys Home. While at Lake Alice he experienced sexual abuse, drug abuse, physical abuse, psychological abuse, solitary confinement, paraldehyde injections and electroconvulsive therapy as punishment. Mr Banks will give evidence about his complaints to the Department of Health, Medical Council and Police, efforts to expose Dr Leeks’ behaviour, and involvement in the redress process with Grant Cameron. He will also give evidence about the impact of his Lake Alice experience on his health and life.