Public hearing

The Commission will sit for public hearings at 10am on 5, 6 and 7 October.

The hearings will be held in Courtoom 34 of the Brisbane Magistrates Court and will be livestreamed from this website.

Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll will be re-called to give further evidence on Wednesday 5 October 2022 following her initial appearance on 18 August 2022. Mr Ian Leavers, Queensland Police Union of Employees President, will be called to give evidence on Friday 7 October 2022.

Public hearings were held in Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville and Mount Isa between 11 July 2022 and 18 August 2022. A brief hearing was also held in Brisbane on 22 August 2022 to re-open the call for submissions—a transcript of the hearing is available.

The hearings were open to the public and were livestreamed from this website. The hearings provided the community an opportunity to see and hear witnesses giving evidence to the Commission and also provided an opportunity for that evidence to be tested by the parties who have been given leave to appear at the hearings.

You can:

Week one

Brisbane—hearings took place from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 July 2022 in Court 17, level 4, Brisbane Magistrates Court, 363 George Street, Brisbane.

Week two

Cairns—hearings took place on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 July 2022 in the Cairns Magistrates Court, 5D Sheridan Street, Cairns.

Townsville—hearings took place on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 July 2022 in the Townsville Magistrates Court, 31 Walker St, Townsville.

Week three and four

Brisbane—hearings for weeks three and four took place at the Land Court of Queensland, Brisbane Magistrates Court, Level 8/362 George Street, Brisbane.

Week 3 - Monday 25 July to Friday 29 July 2022

Week four - Monday 1 August to Friday 5 August 2022

Week five

Mount Isa—hearings took place on Monday 8 August (from midday) and Tuesday 9 August (from 10am) 2022 at Mount Isa Court House, 7A Isa Street, Mount Isa.

18 August, 2022

Brisbane—Land Court of Queensland, Brisbane Magistrates Court, Level 8/362 George Street, Brisbane.

22 August, 2022

Brisbane—Court 23, Brisbane Magistrates Court, George Street, Brisbane.

Review the transcript.

5 – 7 October, 2022

Brisbane—Courtroom 34, Brisbane Magistrates Court, 363 George Street, Brisbane.

The present schedule is as follows but is subject to change:

Last reviewed
27 September, 2022
Last updated
30 September, 2022