Media Releases

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May 4, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria Appear at Yoorrook Justice Commission

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will this week continue its wurrek tyerrang (public hearings) with evidence from senior representatives of the…
April 26, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Yoorrook Justice Commission Begins Historic First Wurrek Tyerrang (Public Hearings)

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will hold its first wurrek tyerrang (public hearings) from Tuesday 26 April to 6 May 2022…
April 20, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Yoorrook Justice Commission Invites Nuther-Mooyoop (Submissions) From Elders

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will take its next historic step towards achieving truth and justice in Victoria by inviting Elders…
March 24, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Yoorrook Justice Commission Launch and Ceremonial Hearing

The Yoorrook Justice Commission (Yoorrook) has today held its ceremonial wurrek tyerrang (public hearing), marking the first public sitting of…
February 28, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Yoorrook Justice Commission Launches Roadmap to Elders Hearings

The Yoorrook Justice Commission has today released its Roadmap to Hearing Elders’ Voices which outlines Yoorrook’s journey ahead covering the…
February 3, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Yoorrook Justice Commission appoints Senior Counsel

The Yoorrook Justice Commission (Yoorrook) has today announced the appointment of Mr Tony McAvoy SC, a Wirdi man, and Ms…
February 1, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Yoorrook Justice Commission announces Interim CEO

The Yoorrook Justice Commission (Yoorrook) has appointed interim CEO Elly Patira, First Nations woman and experienced lawyer and policy advisor.…
November 18, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: Yoorrook Justice Commission appoints two Junior Counsel Assisting

The Yoorrook Justice Commission (Yoorrook) has today announced the appointment of Mr Timothy Goodwin and Ms Sarala Fitzgerald to the…
October 6, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: Yoorrook Justice Commission announces Strategic Approach to Historic Process

The Yoorrook Justice Commission (Yoorrook) has today announced its strategic approach, which will guide its historic task of investigating ongoing…

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