2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission

Hearings Transcripts

Commission hearings completed - 27 May 2010
The 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission has finished its hearings into the causes and circumstances of the February 2009 fires.

You can read the Commission's press release regarding the conclusion of hearings here and the Chairperson's closing remarks here.

You can access transcripts of the hearings here:

Hearing Block Seven: 6 April - 26 May
Hearing Block Six: 15 March - 2 April
Hearing Block Five: 1 Feb - 4 March
Hearing Block Four: 16 Nov - 15 Dec
Hearing Block Three: 5 Oct - 6 Nov

On occasion, the transcripts may contain minor typographical errors. Where these have been identified, they have been noted and recorded in the attached table.

Terms of Reference

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Practice Notes

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Opening Remarks

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Closing Remarks

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