In Depth

Commission of Inquiry: victim of abuse by high school teacher felt 'betrayed' by department's investigation process

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated May 11 2022 - 5:14am, first published 5:00am
The Commission of Inquiry is this week hearing evidence about how the Education Department responded to child sexual abuse. Picture: Maren Preuss

A notice from the Education Department in a local newspaper was how a victim of sexual abuse by a Tasmanian high school teacher found out her abuser had been re-employed with no breach found.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010