Griffith Base Hospital without private space for sexual assault victims and social workers for 38 years

Oliver Jacques
By Oliver Jacques
Updated September 15 2017 - 8:09am, first published 6:11am

It was in 1978 that Yvonne Wilson, then a support worker for Griffith’s Woman’s Refuge, found out Griffith Base Hospital had no designated private space for sexual assault victims to wait for treatment. 

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Oliver Jacques

Oliver Jacques

Journalist

Moved to Griffith as a refugee from Sydney traffic and housing prices. Previously freelanced for The Guardian, ABC, SBS and Daily Telegraph. Email story ideas to oliver.jacques@fairfaxmedia.com.au