Please note that due to the nature of the evidence, some witnesses will tell their truth in sessions closed to the public. During closed sessions, the livestream will be paused.
Yoorrook Public Hearings
From 1-9 March, Yoorrook heard from First Peoples who have experienced injustice in the child protection and criminal justice systems.
Anyone is welcome to attend open hearings at the Yoorrook Justice Commission at 54 Wellington Street, Collingwood.
March 9, 2023
Criminal justice system hearing – Community Voices Day 3
March 8, 2023
Criminal justice system hearing – Community Voices Day 2
March 6, 2023
Criminal justice system hearing – Community Voices Day 1
March 3, 2023
Child protection system hearing – Community Voices Day 3
March 2, 2023
Child protection system hearing – Community Voices Day 2
March 1, 2023
Child protection system hearing – Community Voices Day 1
Yoorrook is looking into past and ongoing injustices experienced by Traditional Owners and First Peoples in Victoria in all areas of life since colonisation.
The Yoorrook Justice Commission is the first formal truth-telling process into injustices experienced by First Peoples in Victoria.
Yoorrook Justice Commission cautiously welcomes bail law reform as an important first step
The Yoorrook Justice Commission has cautiously welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement that the 2018 bail laws will be overhauled.
Yoorrook hearings: First Peoples to share stories of injustice within the criminal justice system
On Monday, the Yoorrook Justice Commission hearings will shift focus from the child protection system to injustices experienced by First Peoples in Victoria’s justice system.
Feb. 27, 2023
First Peoples tell truth about child protection and criminal justice at Yoorrook hearings
Feb. 22, 2023
Travis Lovett appointed as new Commissioner of the Yoorrook Justice Commission
Feb. 21, 2023
Yoorrook acknowledges introduction of new child protection legislation
Feb. 16, 2023