Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements - Legal Support

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The Attorney General is providing reasonable legal representation and disbursement costs for organisations, individuals and entities that have been called for the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements.

Eligibility

An eligible organisation, individual or entity must be called for the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements.

Legal financial assistance may be provided to an entity, as defined below, for their reasonable legal representation and disbursement costs resulting from: 

  • being called, or granted leave to appear, as a witness at a hearing of the Royal Commission, or
  • being requested to attend or attending an interview of the Royal Commission, or
  • being requested to provide a written statement that will be used as evidence of the Royal Commission, and/or 
  • complying with a notice to produce issued by the Royal Commission, and 
  • where the entity, excluding an individual, would not able to meet these costs without incurring serious financial hardship.

Applications

For further information about the grant and applications refer to the Attorney General's Department website. You can also contact my office with queries on 4423 1782 or email [email protected]

Applications are ongoing.