Attorney-General's
The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements was established on 20 February 2020 by the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd). Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin AC (Retd) has been appointed as the Chair of the Royal Commission. He will be supported by two other Commissioners: - The Hon Dr Annabelle Bennett AC SC - Professor Andrew Macintosh The Letters Patent for the Royal Commission, which formally appoint the Commissioners, also outline the Commission's terms of reference. The Commissioners are required to provide a report no later than 31 August 2020.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non Statutory - Function w Separate Branding

  • Established By / Under

    Governor-General

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    3

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    20 February 2020

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin AC (Retd) 20 February 2020 31 August 2020
Commissioner The Hon Justice Dr. Annabelle Claire Bennett AC SC 20 February 2020 31 August 2020
Commissioner Professor Andrew Macintosh 20 February 2020 31 August 2020
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