Public hearing to hear evidence from Retired Bishop Geoffrey Robinson

4 August 2015

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing in Sydney on Monday 24 August 2015.

The scope and purpose of the public hearing is to hear the evidence of retired Bishop Geoffrey Robinson regarding:
  1. The history and development of the Catholic Church’s response to child sexual abuse prior to the introduction of Towards Healing.

  2. His membership of the College of Consultors of the Archdiocese of Sydney.

  3. The operation of Encompass Australasia.

  4. His discussions with senior Vatican officials.

  5. Any related matters.

The public hearing will be streamed live to the public via webcast.

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