Public Hearings

The Royal Commission will publish details of hearings on this page to assist parties, witnesses and members of the public.

Round 7
(Sydney and Melbourne)

Date: 19 November - 23 November 2018

Location: Lionel Bowen Building, 97-99 Goulburn Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Date: 26 November - 30 November 2018

Location: Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Time: 9:45 am

The seventh round of public hearings will focus on policy questions arising from the first six rounds.

Further information is available on the Round 7 hearings page.

Round 6

Date: 10 September - 21 September 2018

Location: Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The sixth round of public hearings on insurance have now concluded.

Further information on topics and case studies covered in Round 6 are available on the Round 6 hearings page.

Transcripts of each hearing day are available on the Transcripts and Witness list page.

Round 5

Date: 6 August 2018 - 17 August 2018

Location: Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The fifth round of public hearings on superannuation have now concluded.

Further information on topics and case studies covered are available on the Round 5 hearings page.

Transcripts of each hearing day are available on the Transcripts and Witness list page.

Round 4

(Brisbane and Darwin)

Date: 25 June 2018 – 29 June 2018

Location: Brisbane Magistrates Court, 363 George Street, Brisbane, Qld 4000

Date: 2 July 2018 – 6 July 2018

Location: Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Supreme Court Building, State Square, Darwin, NT 0800

The fourth round of public hearings on issues affecting Australians who live in remote and regional communities, which relate to farming finance and interactions between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and financial services entities have now concluded.

Further information on topics and case studies covered can be found on the Round 4 hearings page.

Transcripts of each hearing day are available on the Transcripts and Witness list page.

Round 3

Date: 21 May 2018 – 1 June 2018

Location: Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The third round of hearings on loans to small and medium enterprises have now concluded.

Further information on topics to be covered in Round 3 can be found on the Round 3 hearings page.

Transcripts of each hearing day are available on the Transcripts and Witness list page.

Round 2

Date: 16 April 2018 – 27 April 2018

Location: Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The second round of hearings on financial advice have now concluded.

Further information on topics covered, written submissions, exhibits and leave to appear, can be found on the Round 2 hearings page.

Transcripts of each hearing day are available on the Transcripts and Witness list page.

Round 1

Date: 13 March 2018 – 23 March 2018

Location: Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 305 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The first round of hearings on consumer lending practices have now concluded.

Further information on topics covered, written submissions, exhibits and leave to appear, can be found on the Round 1 hearings page.

Transcripts of each hearing day are available on the Transcripts and Witness list page.

The hearings will be open to the public although seating will be limited. Hearings will also be streamed live through this site.

Note: Please allow at least 30-45 minutes for security screening if you are planning to attend the hearing. This is important to ensure thorough security procedures are accommodated and timely arrival at the hearing.

Information for witnesses

Information for witnesses is available.

 

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