Peter Kelso’s featured article in the Newcastle Herald

‘My hope is that when this is all finished, victims will finally get real apologies and real compensation. Gone will be the days of the token $50,000 handout by churches and states.’

Click here to see Peter Kelso’s featured article on the Newcastle Herald.

About Peter Kelso


I am a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. I have been admitted to practice since 1984. I am the principal and founder of Kelso Lawyers which has operated in Newcastle since 1986.

I have been an advocate for compensation for victims of abuse since the commencement of the Victims Compensation Tribunal in New South Wales in 1988. I conduct the largest victims practice in New South Wales. I have a high level of engagement with numerous NGOs such as woman’s refuges, sexual assault services, community organisations and healing centres.

On 31 October 2012 I was a finalist for the Justice Medal, presented by the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales.


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