Brother John Laidlaw

Christian Brother Br John Laidlaw (current Christian Brother) aged (80) was found on 18 July 2019 pleaded guilty to 5 charges  of indecent assault and two charges of sexual penetration of a child in between 1963 and 1984.  These were in relation to sexual aubse that occurred while he was at the Christian Brothers College, Warrnambool in south Western Victoria. 

The children were boys he coached for sport and occurred in the change rooms and in his bedroom in his residence on the school grounds.

Laidlaw has been reported to have taught at the following Christian Brothers Secondary Schools:

  • Perth

  • Devonport

  • Adelaide

  • Warnambool

  • Melbourne

Schools that he taught at included:

Artemis Legal is currently acting for a survivor of sexual abuse by Br Kenneth Paul McGlade (Brother McGlade)  who was sexually abused as a student Christian Brothers College, Warrnambool (CBC).