Upcoming inquests

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The NSW State Coroner, Teresa O’Sullivan, has advised the procedures that will apply in relation to the conduct of coronial proceedings at the Lidcombe Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court Complex (FMCCC), for matters listed from 1 June 2020. See State Coroners Memorandum No.2

Monday 19 April 2021 to Friday 23 April 2021

Inquest into the death of Jesse DRABSCH

Manner of death

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 10.00am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Grahame, Deputy State Coroner


Monday 19 April 2021 to Friday 23 April 2021

Inquest into the death of Alex BRAES

Care and treatment

Broken Hill Coroners Court – courtroom 1 at 1.30pm on Monday, then 10.00am daily 

Before Her Honour Magistrate Ryan, Deputy State Coroner


Friday 23 April 2021

Directions Hearing into the death of Harland SUTTON

Cause of death

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 9.30am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Grahame, Deputy State Coroner


Monday 26 April 2021 to Friday 7 May 2021

Inquest into the death of Bailey MACKANDER

Death in custody

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 10.00am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Truscott, Deputy State Coroner


Monday 26 April 2021 to Friday 7 May 2021

Inquest into the death of Tateolena TAUAIFAGA

Death in Police operation

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 2 at 10.00am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Ryan, Deputy State Coroner


Tuesday 27 April 2021

Findings into the death of G Z

Manner of death

Lismore Coroners Court – courtroom 1 at 9.30am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Grahame, Deputy State Coroner


Tuesday 27 April 2021

Directions Hearing into the death of N N

Death in Police operation

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 2 at 10.00am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Ryan, Deputy State Coroner


Thursday 29 April 2021

Directions Hearing into the death of G E

Death in custody

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 4 at 9.30am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Forbes, Deputy State Coroner


Friday 30 April 2021

Findings into the deaths of Tafari WALTON and Gabrielle THOMPSON

Manner of death

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 4 at 9.30am

Before Her Honour Magistrate O’Sullivan, State Coroner


Friday 30 April 2021

Directions Hearing into the death of N H

Manner of death

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 4 at 11.00am

Before Her Honour Magistrate O’Sullivan, State Coroner





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