The Commission resumes hearings on Monday 19 August 2019

The Commission resumes hearings on Monday 19 August 2019 For more information, go to our hearings page.

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Public hearings of the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants resumed on Tuesday 30 July 2019. This tranche of hearings is expected to run until Friday 23 August.

The Commission’s fifth round of hearings will explore interactions between Victoria Police and Nicola Gobbo during her period of registration as a human source between September 2005 and January 2009.

The first witnesses (not necessarily in this order) will be Officer Paige (a pseudonym), Officer Sandy White (a pseudonym) and former Victoria Police Officers James O’Brien and Gavan Ryan. Former Victoria Police Officer Gavan Ryan will give evidence on Friday 9 August 2019.

Those wishing to attend the hearings in person should note that some parts of the proceedings may be closed to the public to protect the safety of certain witnesses and affected persons.

In addition, parts of the hearings suitable for public viewing may be streamed live through the Commission's website and images of those in the gallery could be captured.

Public hearings will take place at the Fair Work Commission, Court Room 1, Level 6, 11 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, unless otherwise indicated. Usual hearing hours are 9.30 am to 1.15 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm.

Please go to our hearings page for more information.