Northern Territory Public Hearings FAQs

Northern Territory public hearings FAQs

Northern Territory Public Hearings FAQs

Where Do I Go?


Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th September

Seminar Room 6.1.05

Charles Darwin University

Ellengowan Dr, Casuarina NT 0810


Wednesday 11th September

Katherine Town Council

Lot 1865 Stuart Hwy, Katherine NT 0850

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 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 NT Public Hearings: Mr. Finbar Piper, Dr. May Lam, and Associate Professor David Mackenzie. 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.