Case study 16: Transcripts

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Melbourne to inquire into the principles, practices and procedures of the Melbourne Response.  Read more

26 August 2014
Archbishop Denis Hart (Archbishop of Melbourne since 2001)

25 August 2014
Ms Susan Sharkey (Coordinator, Carelink)
Mr Francis Moore (Business Manager, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne)
Archbishop Denis Hart (Archbishop of Melbourne since 2001)

22 August 2014
Mr Jeffery Gleeson QC (Independent Commissioner of the Melbourne Response since in 2012 (previously Counsel Assisting the Independent Commissioner))
Mr David Curtain QC (Chair of the Compensation Panel since February 2004)

21 August 2014
Mr Richard Leder (Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, solicitors for the Archdiocese of Melbourne)
Cardinal George Pell (Archbishop of Melbourne from August 1996 –March 2001)

20 August 2014
Mr Peter O’Callaghan QC (Independent Commissioner of the Melbourne 
Response since 1996)
Mr Richard Leder (Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, solicitors for the Archdiocese of Melbourne)

19 August 2014
Mr Peter O’Callaghan QC (Independent Commissioner of the Melbourne
Response since 1996)

18 August 2014
Christine Foster (Mother of victims, participated in Melbourne Response, withdrew and commenced litigation)
Paul Hersbach (Victim, participated in Melbourne Response)
AFA (Victim, participated in Melbourne Response)



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