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Hearing Block 4 – Canberra

Hearing Block 4 for the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements was held in Canberra during the week commencing 21 September 2020.

During the course of the hearings, the Commission focused on the role of:

  • national information systems and coordination
  • a declaration of a national emergency
  • a single resilience, relief and recovery agency within the Australian government

in ensuring Australia’s disaster coordination arrangements are the best they can be.

For more information, please see the following media release: Royal Commission entering final hearing week.

To comply with current COVID-19 health measures, hearings were conducted as electronic hearings and are available to view on the Commission's website.

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