Royal Commission into the Protection and
Detention of Children in the Northern Territory

 Public hearings

The Commission held seven sets of formal public hearings in Darwin and Alice Springs and has:

  • heard from 214 witnesses including 24 Vulnerable Witnesses,
  • conducted 11 Case Studies with multiple witnesses,
  • heard 16 recorded personal stories; and,
  • received more than 480 witness statements.

The Royal Commission thanks all witnesses who appeared and contributed to the public hearings.