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Progress report now available

July 1st, 2019 Tracey Matters

The Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informant’s progress report, which was tabled by the Victorian Government today, is now available along with the Commission’s first tranche of public submissions.

The progress report outlines the key events that led to the establishment of the Commission, including relevant reviews and court proceedings.  It then summarises the Commission’s first six months of inquir...

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Progress report delivered to Governor

July 1st, 2019 Tracey Matters

The Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants delivered its progress report to the Governor of Victoria at 11.30 this morning.

A copy of the Commission’s progress report will be available on the Commission’s website later this afternoon once the report has been tabled in Parliament.   

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Hearings explore 2004 and 2005

June 16th, 2019 Tracey Matters

The fourth round of Commission public hearings, which begins Monday 17 June, will explore 2004 and 2005 with a focus on Nicola Gobbo’s dealings with Paul Dale, the Purana Taskforce, and her handover to the Source Development Unit and registration as a human source by the SDU in September 2005.

Potential witnesses include Paul Dale, Tim Argall, Andrew Allen, Gavan Ryan, Nigel L’Estrange, Mark Hatt, Michelle Kerley, Jason Kelly, Paul Rowe, Tony Biggin, Jim O’Brien, Dale Flynn, Stuart Bateson, Phil...

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Extension granted

May 25th, 2019 Tracey Matters

The Victorian Government has given the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants more time to report.

The Commission’s first term of reference tasked it with reporting by 1 July 2019 on the number of, and extent to which, cases may have been affected by Nicola Gobbo’s conduct.  A final report on all o...

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