RCMPI

Hearing schedule

The following page shows who gave evidence to the Commission when.

14 March to 2 April 2019 (1993 to 1999)

Hearing date(s)  Witness Role
14 March 2019  Officer Black (a pseudonym) Former handler and acting controller, Victoria Police
27–29 March 2019 Mr Neil Paterson, APM Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
29 March 2019 Mr Trevor Ashton

Inspector, Victoria Police

29 March 2019 Mr John Gibson Former Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
29 March 2019 Mr Michael Holding Former Senior Constable, Victoria Police
29 March 2019 Mr Peter Trichias Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
1 April 2019 Mr Tim Argall Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
1 April 2019 Mr Rodney Arthur Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
1 April 2019 Mr Gavan Segrave Detective Inspector, Victoria Police
1–2 April 2019 Mr Jeffrey (Jeff) Pope

Former Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police

2 April 2019 Officer Kruger (a pseudonym) Officer, Victoria Police

16 April 2019 to 10 May 2019 (1999 to 2003)

Hearing date(s) Witness Role
16 April 2019 Confidential witness Former officer, Victoria Police
16 April 2019 Mr Mark Bowden Former Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
30 April–1 May 2019 Mr Wayne Strawhorn Former Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
1 May 2019 Mr Martin Allison Inspector, Victoria Police
1 May 2019 Mr Steven Martin Former Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
1 May 2019 Mr Christopher Notman Former Inspector, Victoria Police
2 May 2019 Mr David Bartlett Detective Senior Constable, Victoria Police
8 May 2019 Officer Kruger (a pseudonym) Officer, Victoria Police
8 May 2019 Confidential witness Registered general practitioner
9 May 2019 Mr Neil Paterson, APM Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
9–10 May 2019 Mr Peter De Santo Former Commander, Victoria Police

14 May 2019 to 22 May 2019 (2004 to 2004)

Hearing date(s) Witness Role
14 May 2019 Mr Charlie Bezzina Former Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
14 May 2019 Mr Terry Purton

Former Commander, Victoria Police

15 May 2019 Ms Liza Burrows Detective Senior Constable, Victoria Police
15 May 2019 Mr Robert Hill Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
16 May 2019 Mr Wayne Cheesman

Inspector, Victoria Police

16 May 2019 Mr Kevin Sheridan Superintendent, Victoria Police
16 May 2019 Mr George Tapai Former Inspector, Victoria Police
17 May 2019 Mr Andrew (Murray) Gregor Former Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
21 May 2019 Mr Stephen Campbell Former Detective Senior Constable, Victoria Police
21–22 May 2019 Person 12 (a pseudonym) Former client of Ms Nicola Gobbo
22 May 2019 Mr Paul Dale Former Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
22 May 2019 Mr David Miechel Former Detective Senior Constable, Victoria Police

5 June to 3 July 2019 (2004 to 2005)

Hearing date(s) Witness Role
17 June 2019 Mr Paul Dale

Former Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police

18 June 2019 Mr Tim Argall Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
19 June 2019 Mr Scott Mahony Superintendent, Victoria Police
19–20 June 2019 Mr Jason Kelly Superintendent, Victoria Police
20 June 2019 Mr Peter Trichias Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
21 and 25 June 2019 Mr Paul Dale Former Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
25–27 June 2019 Mr Peter Trichias Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
27–28 June 2019 Mr Mark Hatt Acting Inspector, Victoria Police
26 June 2019 Mr Andrew Allen, APM Former Superintendent, Victoria Police
27 June 2019 Mr Philip Swindells Former Inspector, Victoria Police
28 June 2019 Mr Nigel L’Estrange Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
28 June and 1 July 2019 Mr Paul Rowe Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
1–2 July 2019 Mr Stuart Bateson Commander, Victoria Police

30 July to 6 December 2019 (2005 to 2012)

Hearings date(s) Witness Role
30–31 July, 1–2 August, 5–8 August 2019 Officer Sandy White (a pseudonym) Former controller, Victoria Police
9 August 2019 Mr Gavan Ryan Former Detective Inspector, Victoria Police
13 August 2019 Officer Paige (a pseudonym) Former officer, Victoria Police
13–15 August 2019 Mr Gavan Ryan Former Detective Inspector, Victoria Police
15–16 August, 19–23 August, 2–3 September 2019 Officer Sandy White (a pseudonym) Former controller, Victoria Police
3–6 September 2019 Mr James (Jim) O’Brien Former Detective Inspector, Victoria Police
5 September 2019 Officer Sandy White (a pseudonym) Former controller, Victoria Police
9–10 September 2019 Mr James (Jim) O’Brien Former Detective Inspector, Victoria Police
10–12 September 2019 Officer Peter Smith (a pseudonym) Former handler, Victoria Police
12–13 and 18 September 2019 Officer Fox (a pseudonym) Former handler, Victoria Police
18–20 September 2019 Mr Mark Porter Superintendent, Victoria Police
20 September and 30 September–4 October 2019 Mr Dale Flynn Inspector, Victoria Police
4 and 8 October 2019 Officer Green (a pseudonym) Former handler, Victoria Police
9–11 October 2019 Mr Anthony (Tony) Biggin Former Superintendent, Victoria Police
11 and 21–22 October 2019 Officer Richards (a pseudonym) Former handler and acting controller, Victoria Police
22–25 and 29 October 2019 Officer Black (a pseudonym) Former handler and acting controller, Victoria Police
29–30 October 2019 Mr Boris Buick Inspector, Victoria Police
31 October 2019 Mr Cooper (a pseudonym) Former client of Ms Nicola Gobbo
1 and 11–12 November 2019 Mr Boris Buick Inspector, Victoria Police
12 November 2019 Mr Craig Hayes Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
12–13 November 2019 Mr Paul Rowe Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
18 November 2019 Mr Bickley (a pseudonym) Former client of Ms Nicola Gobbo
19 November 2019 Mr Paul Rowe Detective Sergeant, Victoria Police
19–22 November 2019 Mr Stuart Bateson Commander, Victoria Police
27 November 2019 Mr John O’Connor Superintendent, Victoria Police
28 November 2019 Mr Stuart Bateson Commander, Victoria Police
2 December 2019 Mr Dean McWhirter Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
2 December 2019 Mr tuart Bateson Commander, Victoria Police
2–3 December 2019 Mr John (Jack) Blayney, APM Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
3 December 2019 Mr Douglas (Doug) Cowlishaw Former Inspector, Victoria Police
4–5 December 2019 Mr Rodney (Rod) Wilson Former Superintendent, Victoria Police
5 December 2019 Mr Paul Sheridan Detective Superintendent, Victoria Police

9 December 2019 to 21 February 2020 (2006 to 2018)

Hearing date(s) Witness Role
9–11 December 2019 Mr Graham Ashton, AM, APM Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police 
12 December 2019 Mr Thomas (Luke) Cornelius, APM Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
13 December 2019 Sir Kenneth (Ken) Jones, QPM Former Deputy Commissioner, Victoria Police
16–20 December 2019 Mr Simon Overland, APM Former Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police
18 December 2019 Ms Christine Nixon, APM Former Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police
21–23 January 2020 Mr Simon Overland, APM Former Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police
23–24 January 2020 Mr Thomas (Luke) Cornelius, APM Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
24 January 2020 Mr Cooper (a pseudonym) Former client of Ms Nicola Gobbo
29–30 January 2020 Mr Thomas (Luke) Cornelius, APM Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
30–31 January and 3–5 February 2020  Mr Findlay (Fin) McCrae Executive Director of Legal Services, Victoria Police
4–7 February 2020 Ms Nicola Gobbo Former barrister and human source
7 February 2020 Mr Paul Sheridan Detective Superintendent, Victoria Police
10 February 2020 Mr Kenneth (Ken) Lay, AO, APM Former Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police
10 February 2020 Mr Thomas (a pseudonym) Former client of Ms Nicola Gobbo
11 February 2020 Ms Nicola Gobbo Former barrister and human source
12 February 2020 Mr Paul Sheridan Detective Superintendent, Victoria Police
12 February 2020 Mr Paul Hollowood Superintendent, Victoria Police
12–13 February 2020 Mr Steven (Steve) Smith Detective Inspector, Victoria Police
13 February 2020 Mr Stephen (Steve) Waddell Former Inspector, Victoria Police
13–14 February 2020 Mr Ronald (Ron) Iddles, OAM, APM Former Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
14 and 18 February 2020 Mr Timothy (Tim) Cartwright, APM Former Acting Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police
18 February 2020 Mr Stephen (Steve) Leane, APM Former Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
18 February 2020 Mr Shane O’Connell Former Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
19 February 2020 Mr Jeffrey (Jeff) Pope Former Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
20 February 2020 Mr Tim Johns Sergeant, Victoria Police
20 February 2020 Mr Dannye Moloney, APM Former Assistant Commissioner, Victoria Police
21 February 2020 Mr Shane O'Connell Former Detective Senior Sergeant, Victoria Police
21 February 2020 Mr John Nolan Commander, Victoria Police

7 May to 13 May 2020 (Current policy and practice)

Hearing date(s) Witness Role
7 May 2020 Ms Wendy Steendam, APM Deputy Commissioner, Victoria Police
13 May 2020 Sir Jonathan (Jon) Murphy, QPM, DL Professor, Advanced Policing Studies, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom

Reviewed 24 November 2020