On 5 December 2013, the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory passed a resolution to establish the Inquiry into Stella Maris (the Inquiry).
John Lawler AM APM, the former Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Crime Commission, was appointed as the Commissioner of the Inquiry under the Northern Territory of Australia Inquiries Act (the Act).
Under the Act, the Commissioner was required to produce a report based on the terms of reference provided to him and present it to the Administrator, which occurred on 26 May 2014.
The report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on 19 June 2014.
Inquiry into Stella Maris report (pdf 1.8 mb)