Brisbane girls school Mt St Michael’s College receives historical sexual abuse complaint

ABC News

By Jennifer Huxley

An exclusive Brisbane girls school has revealed it received a formal complaint of historical sexual assault, dating back 40 years.

Mt St Michael’s College, an all-girls Catholic high school in the inner suburb of Ashgrove, has written to former students about the allegations.

The letter, signed by principal Sharon Volp, said the abuse allegedly occurred between a student and a former staff member in the 1970s.

“With great sadness, I need to confirm that we have received a formal complaint regarding an allegation of sexual abuse in respect to one of our students and a former staff member going back to the period 1976-1978,” the letter reads.

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