Victim of pedophile doctor speaks out

One of Australia's most senior doctors, who was sexually abused as a child by a GP, says the profession's response to complaints is grossly inadequate and skewed in favour of doctors.

The highly qualified doctor, who is a specialist in public health in rural areas, was sexually molested by John Rolleston in the 70s at a private practice in St Ives, Sydney.

He says the abuse occurred from the age of 13 to 20.

The doctor, known by the pseudonym AWF at a royal commission hearing where he is giving evidence, says after reading of