Alumnus to head child abuse inquiry

11 January 2013

Photo courtesy of The Sydney Morning Herald

The Hon. Justice Peter McClellan, AM QC (BA 1971, LLB 1974) has been appointed to head a royal commission into child sexual abuse.

The announcement was made today by Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.

Assisting Justice McClellan with the Royal Commission will be former Queensland police commissioner Bob Atkinson, former Victorian president of the Children's Court Justice Jennifer Coate, Productivity Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald, consultant psychiatrist Professor Helen Milroy and former WA senator Andrew Murray.

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