Royal Commission into the Failure of Kings Bridge

The Royal Commission into the Failure of the Kings Bridge was held between 6 September 1962 and the 28 Mar 1963. The Chair of the Commission was His Honour, Edward Hamilton Esler Barber.

The Commission was appointed to enquire into and report on the ‘cause or causes of the failure of the bridge known as Kings Bridge’ which occurred on 10 July 1962.

The report was released to the Victorian Parliament on 3 June 1963.

Report of Royal Commission into the Failure of Kings Bridge (PDF 2.57MB)

Kings Bridge Royal Commission