The Government of the Australian state of Victoria has extended its time frame to complete a Royal Commission which will determine whether Crown Melbourne can hold a licence in the state.
The initial August deadline has been pushed to 15 October 2021. Crown said it remains fully co-operative in relation to the Royal Commission, chaired by Raymond Finkelstein QC.
Crown’s executive chairman Helen Coonan said: “As Executive Chairman, I have made clear that any shortcomings identified by the Royal Commissions will be addressed. The Board and I are committed to making Crown a stronger, more transparent and respected company.
“We have initiated a sweeping program of significant reforms, enhancements and personnel changes. We cannot change the past, but we can be absolutely steadfast in the approach we take to driving the culture and transparency of the company into the future”.
The state government first announced its investigation into Crown in February, following a New South Wales enqu..