Breaking the silence

By Melissa Cunningham
Updated May 30 2016 - 12:15pm, first published 10:25am
ONE YEAR ON: Ballarat's Loud Fence creator Maureen Hatcher and clergy sexual abuse survivor Andrew Collins outside the gates of the former St Alipius Boys' School.

When Maureen Hatcher tied a ribbon to the gates of the old St Alipius Christian Brothers Boys’ School a year ago, she never could have imagined how much her simple gesture would grow.