The Royal Commission has called a directions hearing in relation to Case Study 28 (Catholic Church authorities in Ballarat) and Case Study 35 (Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne) to be held in Sydney on Wednesday 13 April 2016. The purpose of the directions hearing in relation to Case Study 28 is to address a number of outstanding matters including in relation to Bishop Mulkearns’ evidence and to set a timetable for written submissions.
The purpose of the directions hearing in relation to Case Study 35 is to set a further hearing date to receive the evidence of four former officers of the Catholic Education Office.
The directions hearing will be presided over by Justice Peter McClellan AM, Chair of the Royal Commission, and will be live-streamed.
Venue: Hearing Room 1, Level 17, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney.
Time: 9.15am – 10.00am AEST
The directions hearing will be streamed live via webcast on the Royal Commission’s website here.