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ADELAIDE ARCHBISHOP’S TRIAL BEGINS

The trial of Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric to be charged with concealing child sex offences has begun in Newcastle.

Philip Wilson’s lawyers had argued the 67-year-old was suffering from Alzheimer’s, but a medical expert found he was fit.

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About Tyson Cottrill

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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.

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