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Hearings resume on 16 June 2020

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will resume public hearings on Tuesday 16 June 2020. Dates for the hearings and associated themes are below. Hearings will commence from 10:00am daily (AEST).

Witness List for 4 June 2020

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will focus on the Commonwealth's role in recovery from natural disasters when hearings resume on Thursday, 4 June, 2020.

Witness List for 3 June 2020

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will continue to explore the Commonwealth’s role on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 with a focus on the Australian Defence Force’s role in responding to natural disasters, including the 2019-20 bushfires.

Witness List for 3 June 2020 – Update

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will continue to explore the Commonwealth’s role on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 with a focus on the Australian Defence Force’s role in responding to natural disasters, including the 2019-20 bushfires.

Witness List for 2 June 2020

On Tuesday, 2 June 2020, the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will continue its hearings.

Witness list for 29 May 2020

On Friday 29 May 2020 the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will commence its examination of the Australian government’s roles and responsibilities for continuity of and restoration of essential services and infrastructure.

Witness List for 27 May 2020

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements’ hearings continue tomorrow, Wednesday 27 May 2020.

Witness List for 26 May 2020

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements’ first hearings continue tomorrow, Tuesday 26 May 2020.

Day one witness list is released

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will commence hearings in Canberra on Monday 25 May 2020, beginning with a focus on the changing global climate and natural disaster risk.

Themes announced for hearing block 1 in Canberra

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements will hold its first hearings from Monday 25 May to Friday 5 June 2020. This initial round of hearings will focus on a number of themes.