The Royal Commission will publish details of hearings on this page to assist parties, witnesses and members of the public.

Adelaide Hearings


Date: 11 February – 13 February 2019

18 February – 22 February 2019

Location: Court 11, Level 3, Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts, 3 Angas St, Adelaide SA 5000

Time: 10:00 am

The first Adelaide hearings of the Royal Commission will hear about key features of the aged care, quality, safety and complaints system, about how that system works in practice and at a general level.

Further information is available on Adelaide Hearing 1 page.

Preliminary Hearing

Date: 18 January 2019

Location: Courtroom 11, Level 3, Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Court Building, 3 Angas Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Time: 10:00 am

A preliminary hearing about the operation of the Royal Commission.

No applications for leave to appear will be entertained. No witnesses will be called.

Future Hearings in 2019

The Royal Commission will conduct hearings in all capital cities and a number of regional locations. The Commission anticipates hearings will take place in the weeks commencing: 18 March, 6 May, 13 May, 17 June, 24 June, 8 July, 15 July, 29 July, 5 August, 9 September, 8 October, 14 October, 4 November, 11 November and 9 December 2019. The location of each hearing will be announced progressively during the year as arrangements are finalised.

Please note that these dates are subject to change.

Royal Commission hearings will be open to the public although seating will be limited. Hearings will also be streamed live through this site.

Note: Please allow at least 30-45 minutes for security screening if you are planning to attend the hearing. This is important to ensure thorough security procedures are accommodated and timely arrival at the hearing.

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