When I came up with the concept for Priest I was sitting and gazing out at Lake Burrinjuck from the verandah of our little isolated fibro state forest home. The peacefulness of the wilderness was a sharp contrast to the news I had just read.
The Royal Commission into institutional sexual abuse had only begun. Some of us understood the problem better than others but most of us were shocked by the sheer magnitude knowing that we were only chipping at the tip of the iceberg. Some battles were ultimately won on behalf of victims but the war isn’t over.
‘Let the blood of the holy one wash away your fears’
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