Christian Brother ex-headmaster jailed for abuse of seven boys at north Queensland school

ABC News

By Nick Wiggins

A former Christian Brother and high school headmaster has been jailed for molesting seven boys at his north Queensland school more than 40 years ago.

Terence Patrick Aquinas Kingston, 79, molested the seven boys at St Teresa’s College in Abergowrie, near Ingham, in 1976.

He pleaded guilty to nine counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16 last year and has been sentenced in the District Court in Brisbane to three years’ jail, suspended after nine months.

The court was told that over a period of months Kingston touched a number of boys on their groin.

Some of the students had first been told to strip.

He put oil on two of the boys and rubbed their genitals.

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