Quick Exit

Mr AQ was in State care from a young age and had numerous placements, including attending Marylands School from 1963 to 1966. He gives evidence of the sexual abuse he suffered by Brother Thaddeus and the impact this abuse has had on his life and relationships. Mr AQ will also describe the barriers he faced to disclosing the abuse, and his experience with the St John of God order’s redress process.  

Transcript of Mr AQ at the Marylands School public hearing

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