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Information about past Royal Commissions, including the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements, can be found on the Royal Commissions website.

Hearing Block 3 – Canberra

Hearing Block 3 for the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements was held in Canberra from Monday, 3 August 2020. This third round of hearings focused on national coordination, including:

  • Situational awareness
  • Decision making
  • Resource sharing
  • Response to COVID-19

A more detailed summary can be found in this media release.

To comply with current COVID-19 health measures, hearings were conducted as electronic hearings and are available to view on the Commission's website- external site. You can also access previous hearings or read the transcripts below.

Learn more about our hearings on the Frequently Asked Questions page.