Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse witness and former Brisbane Grammar School student BQK outside the Brisbane Magistrates Court. Photo: Jorge Branco
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse witness and former Brisbane Grammar School student BQK outside the Brisbane Magistrates Court. Photo: Jorge Branco

The paedophile whose victims loved him

HE WAS a father figure, a mentor, someone who made the troubled boys in his care feel special.

They were bullied, homesick and in need of someone to talk to, not the relentless sexual abuse notorious paedophile Kevin Lynch visited upon them.

Behind locked doors at Queensland's most prestigious school, he would would teach them to "relax", hypnotise them and gain their trust before encouraging them to masturbate, touch their genitals and worse.

One student told the child abuse royal commission Lynch stuck acupuncture needles in his testicles, another said he was penetrated until he bled.

But despite this, many of Lynch's victims loved him.

Read more at Brisbane Times



Prominent CQ businesswoman behind Yeppoon Lagoon cafe

premium_icon Prominent CQ businesswoman behind Yeppoon Lagoon cafe

New details about the much-anticipated foreshore venue revealed

Guru's journey from Afghanistan front line to Rocky rugby

premium_icon Guru's journey from Afghanistan front line to Rocky rugby

Benj Focas has travelled the world coaching some of the sport's best

What do you get with The Morning Bulletin's Premium deal?

What do you get with The Morning Bulletin's Premium deal?

Today we move to a Premium online digital subscription product.

Local Partners