Aboriginal activist and elder Roy 'Dootch' Kennedy sentenced to 17 years' jail for child sex crimes

By Shannon Tonkin
Updated March 14 2016 - 12:23pm, first published 11:30am
Roy 'Dootch' Kennedy outside Wollongong courthouse in February. It was his last taste of freedom, with Judge Paul Conlon revoking his bail that day.
Roy 'Dootch' Kennedy outside Wollongong courthouse in February. It was his last taste of freedom, with Judge Paul Conlon revoking his bail that day.

Disgraced Aboriginal elder Roy “Dootch” Kennedy has been sentenced to 17 years’ jail for historic sex crimes against a teenage girl.

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