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Initial hearing

The Royal Commission into the Robodebt Scheme will hold its initial public hearing in Brisbane at 10am on Tuesday, 27 September 2022.

At this hearing the Commissioner and Senior Counsel Assisting will make short opening statements. No witnesses will be called.

The hearing will be held in the Grand Windsor Ballroom, Pullman Hotel King George Square, corner Ann and Roma streets, Brisbane.

The hearing will be streamed live through the Royal Commission’s website and a transcript will be available on the website shortly after the hearing.

Further information is available on the Robodebt Royal Commission website.

Public submissions

The Royal Commission is accepting submissions from members of the public.

An online form for submissions is available.

Submissions will be accepted until 3 February 2023.


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