The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was established on 14 December 2017 by the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd).
The Governor-General issued Letters Patent which formally appoint the Royal Commissioner and outline the Terms of Reference for this inquiry.
The Commissioner, the Honourable Kenneth Madison Hayne AC QC, will submit an interim report no later than 30 September 2018, and will provide a final report by 1 February 2019.
An online form is available to assist people wishing to make submissions to the Royal Commission about misconduct in the financial services industry. Online submissions can be made from the Public submissions page up until 28 September 2018. Written submissions on policy related issues will also be invited at the conclusion of Rounds 5 and 6, and following the tabling of the interim report.
The next round of hearings (Round 5) will focus on superannuation and will be held in Melbourne from Monday, 6 August 2018. Details about topics and case studies to be heard are now available on the Round 5 hearings page. Details about Rounds 6 and 7 are now also available on the public hearings page.
Practice Guidelines are available on the Practice Guidelines page.
View the live webcast or previous hearings.
Public submissions - Fast facts
As at 10 August 2018
Top 3 – submissions by industry
Main nature of dealings
|| Banking 65%
Financial advice 9%
Small business finance