Gearing, AmandaThe Courier – Mail [Brisbane, Qld] 21 Feb 2003: 2.

A MALE Toowoomba Prep School teacher accused of sexually abusing a former male student has been stood down from the school, pending a police investigation. 

A spokesman for Archbishop Phillip Aspinall said although he was distressed by the new allegations, he was pleased that the procedures and policies for dealing with such complaints had been followed. 

The spokesman said Dr Aspinall was determined to continue his efforts to confront the pain of past abuse while at the same time ensuring that everything possible was being done to prevent future improper conduct. 

Copyright News Limited Feb 21, 2003