The next public hearing will commence Tuesday, 23 October 2018.

View a full list of themes that will be addressed at Royal Commission hearings.

Hearings are open to the public and media, with limited seating available.

  • Morning sessions - 10.00am to 1.00pm
  • Afternoon sessions - 2.00pm to 4.30pm


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Hearing Schedule

23 October, 2018

Location:            Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission Hearing Room, Level 9 East, 50 Grenfell St, Adelaide

Time:                   2pm
Witness:             Professor Petra Tschakert (Via Skype)
Theme:               Cross Section

Time:                   3.15pm
Witness:             Professor Mark Howden (Via Skype)
Theme:               Cross Section

30 October, 2018

Location:            David Spence Room, Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William Street, Adelaide 
Time:                  10am 

Witness:             Final Submissions by Mr Richard Beasley SC
Theme:              Cross section

Past hearings

Appear at a hearing

Persons wishing to lodge a Notice of Intention to appear at the public hearings should complete and provide such a notice to the Commission.

Review Protocol No.3 - Hearings for more information about the Royal Commission hearings.

Contact the MDBRC Royal Commission

Email:  mdbroyalcommission [at] (
Phone:   (08) 8207 1483
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