Organisation

Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants

Owning Institution:

On 13 December 2018, Her Excellency, the Hon. Linda Dessau AC, signed letters patent appointing the Hon. Margaret McMurdo AC as Commissioner of the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants.

On 30 November 2020, Commissioner McMurdo delivered her final report and recommendations to the Governor of Victoria, thereby completing the Commission's work.

Report

Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants: final report

The Victorian government established this Royal Commission in December 2018, after the High Court of Australia upheld the decisions of Victorian courts to allow the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to disclose to a group of convicted persons that Victoria Police had used former defence...
Report

Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants: progress report July 2019

This report begins by outlining key events that led to the establishment of the Commission, including relevant reviews and court proceedings. It then sets out the Commission’s work to date and how it intends to approach its terms of reference.