Date:  
Out of focus image of three silhouettes walking in a line

Registrations for private sessions closed

The Royal Commission is closing registrations for private sessions on 30 September 2016.

Date: April 29 2016

Report cover including report title

Report into St Joseph’s Orphanage released

The Royal Commission’s Report into Case Study 26 - the response of the Sisters of Mercy, the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton and the Queensland Government to allegations of child sexual abuse, was released today.

Date: April 21 2016

Close up of Counsel Assisting Gail Furness speaking into microphone

Further hearing dates in Case Study 35

The Royal Commission will hold a further day of hearings in relation to Case Study 35 (Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne) in Sydney on Wednesday 27 April 2016 at 11:15am.

Date: April 21 2016

Report cover including report title

Findings into health care providers and regulators released

The Royal Commission’s Report of Case Study No. 27 – The response of health care service providers and regulators in New South Wales and Victoria to allegations of child sexual abuse, was released today.

Date: April 20 2016

Scales of justice

Criminal justice public roundtables hosted

The Royal Commission is holding a series of public roundtables in April to discuss a range of criminal justice issues with invited participants.

Date: April 14 2016

Dandelion in field of flowers

Royal Commission holds its 5,000th private session

The Royal Commission has just completed its 5,000th private session.

Date: April 12 2016

Commissioners and legal staff in Royal Commission public hearing

Directions hearing called in Case Study 28 and Case Study 35

The Royal Commission has called a directions hearing in relation to Case Study 28 (Catholic Church authorities in Ballarat) and Case Study 35 (Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne) to be held in Sydney on Wednesday 13 April 2016.

Date: April 6 2016