Brisbane & Gold Coast Public Hearings FAQs

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Brisbane & Gold Coast Public Hearings FAQs

Where Do I Go?


Monday 23rd, Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th September

Meeting Room 2,

Maida Lilley Community Centre, 

1/5 Green Square Cl, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Gold Coast

Thursday 26th September

The Yvonne Bain Resource Centre and Library for Middle and Senior School

All Saints Anglican School

Highfield Drive, Merrimac QLD 4226

Agenda On The Day

The agenda for each public hearing is as follows:

9:00 amPublic hearing begins
9:00-9:35 amPresentation #1
9:40-10:15 amPresentation #2
10:20-10:40 amBREAK
10:40-11:15 amPresentation #3
11:20-11:55 amPresentation #4
12:00 -1:00 pmLUNCH
1:00-1:35 pmPresentation #5
1:40-2:15 pmPresentation #6
2:20-2:40 pmBREAK
2:40-3:15 pmPresentation #7
3:20-3:55 pmPresentation #8
4:00 pmPublic hearing ends

Each presentation runs for 20 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of question time from the Commissioners. There will be time during the breaks and at the end of the day to have conversations with the presenters, other observers and the Commissioners.  


There will be three Commissioners at the Brisbane and Gold Coast Public Hearings: Major David Eldridge, Dr. May Lam, and Mr. Tasman Bain. You can read their biographies here.

General Tips For Being An Observer

  • Please put your phones on silent as to not disturb the presenters
  • Remain quiet during the presentations
  • Please do not film or take photos of people presenting without prior consent
  • Time your arrival and departure before or after presentations, not during someone’s presentation.

Questions Or Queries

If you have any questions or queries we can help with, please don’t hesitate to reach out at This includes how we can make this event inclusive of you.