A former resident of a children’s home confided to an ex-employee he had been raped and sexually abused as a teenager, an inquiry has been told.
An inquiry has heard a girl ran away from an orphanage because she was “mercilessly taunted” by other children.
A man who was sexually abused at a children’s home in the 1970s has spoken of his belief a paedophile ring may have been operating inside the facility.
A child was force-fed to the point where his mouth would bleed during a time in care that was “hell itself”, an inquiry has heard.
A former resident of a children’s home told how she feared her house mother was going to kill her during a bathtime assault, putting soap in her mouth and then pushing her head under water.
A former orphanage resident has delivered a scathing attack on the organisation responsible for her care, saying it needs to take “responsibility” for the impact it has had on people’s lives.
A former orphanage resident has told an inquiry he was sexually assaulted by three men over a number of years during his time in care.
A former orphanage resident has been left with physical and mental scars as a result of the abuse he suffered while in care, an inquiry has heard.
A Perth residential school will be investigated as part of a nationwide probe into historic child abuse, it has emerged.