The deputy headmaster of Trinity Grammar was told older boys had attempted to rape a student but did not report it to police, royal commission told.
Rachel Browne is a Social Affairs Reporter for Fairfax Media
Students were sexually abused by other children at some of Australia's most prestigious schools, a royal commission has heard.
The $22 billion National Disability Insurance Scheme means improved financial freedom for participants and their families.
The former chancellor of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney denied he was trying to save Cardinal George Pell from embarrassment by sticking to his claim about a paedophile priest in the face of conflicting accounts, a royal commission has heard.
Senior Catholic Church figure John Usher said he and others have been investigated over an alleged failure to report a paedophile priest to police.
Convicted paedophile priest John Joseph Farrell told a bishop children "enjoyed" sexual activity and "came looking for it", according to evidence tendered to an inquiry.
Former Catholic Bishop of Parramatta Bede Heather told the sex abuse royal commission he destroyed material relating to crimes by clergy.
Former headmaster of Knox Grammar Ian Paterson deliberately covered up allegations about child sexual abuse because he placed the reputation of the school ahead of student welfare, a royal commission has found.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will continue its inquiries into the Catholic Church with a hearing into jailed former priest John Joseph Farrell.
Two reports have raised the spectre of "market failure" under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, with participants running the risk of long waiting lists or missing out on support.