Final Report

On 27 March 2018, the Inquiry publicly released its Final Report and handed it to the Chief Minister of the Northern Territory. Justice Pepper’s Final Remarks upon handing down the report are available here.

The Final Report comprises three separate documents: the Final Report (Book 1); the Appendices (Book 2); and the Executive Summary (Book 3). The Final Report contains 135 recommendations.

Download the Summary of the Final Report

Download the Final Report

Download the Appendices of the Final Report

The Inquiry’s presentation to the Northern Territory Government in handing down the final report is available here PDF (5.7 MB).

Download a plain English version of the Final Report here. PDF (192.2 KB)

Audio translations of the Final Report Rescript are available to download below in a number of Indigenous languages. Select the language below to show the download links.


East Kriol

Murrinh Patha


Eastern/Central Arrernte



West Kriol

Yolngu Matha