Victim of paedophile John Wayne Millwood wants 'good character' references removed for sexual offenders

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
January 31 2022 - 8:00am
Prominent member of the Launceston medical community, John Wayne Millwood, was jailed for four years over the prolonged abuse of a victim in the 1980s.

The victim of convicted Launceston paedophile John Wayne Millwood is calling on the government to prevent "good character" witness evidence from being used as a mitigating factor for sentencing child sex offenders.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at or on Twitter at @adamholmes010