Retired Vic priest in court over sex abuse

January 08, 2018

Former Melbourne priest Peter Waters has appeared in court on historical child abuse charges.

A retired Melbourne priest has faced court accused of sexually abusing six children more than 30 years ago.

Peter Maurice Waters, 72, appeared before Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday charged with 20 child sex offences between 1974 and 1987.

Waters has been charged with indecently assaulting one girl at Montrose as well as indecently assaulting other children at Camberwell, Ocean Grove, Smith's Beach and East Malvern, according to charge sheets.

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