Podcast: Ballarat’s Children
Host: Peter Hoysted
Category: Society and Culture, True Crime
First Episode: 2016*
Ballarat in western Victoria became the location of an epidemic of clerical paedophilia. The dark tragedy affects thousands of lives to this day. It is widely acknowledged the Catholic Church protected its worst offenders and moved them on to prey on new unsuspecting communities. What is not understood is the Victoria Police Force also bears a grave responsibility for the betrayal of Ballarat’s children.
*Note: No new episodes have been released in the past 12 months.