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Terms of reference

The terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide are available

Terms of reference

The terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide are available

Announcement

On 8 July 2021, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), issued Letters Patent, which established the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide. Mr Nick Kaldas APM, the Hon James Douglas QC, and Dr Peggy Brown AO have been appointed as Royal Commissioners. They are required to produce an interim report by 11 August 2022 and a final report by 15 June 2023.

The Letters Patent set out the Royal Commissioners’ terms of reference.

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