Townsville Hearing


Event information

Date: Monday 4 November 2019 to Thursday 7 November, 2019.

Start time: 10:30am, Monday
Start time: 10:00am, Tuesday
Start time: 10:00am, Wednesday
Start time: 10:00am, Thursday

Location: Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre, Townsville QLD 4810

The Townsville hearing will be livestreamed on the Royal Commission website.

Leave to appear with respect to the Townsville hearing

The Royal Commission may grant leave to appear to a person(s) or organisation(s) to participate in a public hearing.

To apply for leave to appear at the public hearing:

  1. Fill out the form 'Application for Leave to Appear at a Hearing of the Royal Commission'
  2. Include a brief summary of your direct and substantial interest in the hearing (see paragraph 7 of Practice Guideline 4 – Conduct of Hearings for examples), and
  3. Forward your form and the brief summary to the Royal Commission to by Monday, 28 October 2019, 5:00pm (AEDT).

If you are unable or do not wish to apply in writing, or if you need assistance with your application to appear, please contact us on 1800 517 199 or +61 7 3734 1900 (between 9:00am-5:00pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Time [AEDT], Monday-Friday (excluding national public holidays).

To use the National Relay Service to contact us, phone 133 677.

Any application for leave to appear will be determined in accordance with Practice Guideline 4 – Conduct of Hearings, published by the Royal Commission.

Witnesses who have been issued a notice to appear at a Royal Commission hearing will have the cost of their travel and if required, accommodation covered. ​​​