Inquest into the deaths arising from the Lindt Café siege

​Hearings

Attending the inquest

People wishing to attend the delivery of the State Coroner's findings are required to register on the ground floor of the adjacent Downing Centre, at 143-147 Liverpool Street, Sydney. 

Registration opens at 8.30am. People who wish to attend the delivery of the State Coroner's findings must provide photo identification at registration.

Spaces in the public gallery and media room are limited. Social media, mobile phones and iPads/other tablets are prohibited in the court room.


​Court dates​

The first segment of the inquest was held from Monday, 25 May 2015 to Friday, 5 June 2015. The second segment of the inquest was held from Monday, 17 August 2015 to Friday, 4 September 2015.

A public 'opening' of the third segment, regarding ASIO and related security issues, was held on Wednesday, 18 November 2015. That segment was otherwise conducted as a closed court session.

The fourth segment of the inquest began on Monday, 21 March 2016 and continued to Wednesday, 17 August 2016. It examined the siege itself, and the response to, and management of, it by law enforcement.

The State Coroner's findings will be delivered on Wednesday 24 May 2017 at 10am.