Royal Commission into the Detention and Protection of Children in the Northern Territory

The Royal Commission into the Detention and Protection of Children in the Northern Territory was established to enable the swift inquiry into the treatment of children detained in detention facilities and child protection in the Northern Territory.

The Report of the Royal Commission was tabled in Parliament on 17 November 2017.

The Royal Commission into the Detention and Protection of Children in the Northern Territory website.

The website has been archived on the National Library of Australia's Pandora web archive.

Letters Patent

The Royal Commission is independent from government and is responsible for determining its own processes. The Letters Patent appointed the Royal Commissioners on 1 August 2016 and outline the terms of reference.

Interim Report

The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory delivered an Interim Report to the Commonwealth and Northern Territory Governments on 31 March 2017.

Final Report

The Report of the Royal Commission and Board of Inquiry into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory was tabled in Parliament on 17 November 2017. Each volume of the Final Report is available in PDF. Access each volume by clicking on the links below.

An easy-to-digest and condensed overview of the key findings and recommendations of the final report has been prepared.

All findings and recommendations contained throughout the report have been pulled together in a single document.

Transcripts

Hearings and transcripts are available on the National Library of Australia's Web Archive and on Pandora.