The Royal Commission received more than 1,700 public submissions on Australia's preparedness for, and response to, natural disasters drawing on what many Australians experienced during the 2019-20 bushfire season.
A submission is a statement to the Royal Commission which assists the Commission in its collection of information that is relevant to the inquiry as set out in the terms of reference.
Individuals, organisations, community groups and the broader community were invited to make submissions on the 2019-20 bushfire season.
If you have a question about submission publication, contact the Royal Commission via the following avenues:
- Information line: 1800 909 826 (9:00am-5:00pm AEST/AEDT Monday-Friday except public holidays)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Post: Locked Bag 2000, Manuka, ACT 2603
Terms of Reference
Terms of reference outline the scope of an inquiry and the issues the Royal Commission will consider.
The terms of reference for this Royal Commission are included in the Letters Patent.