Montara Commission of Inquiry

Closed 5 Dec 2009

Opened 5 Nov 2009

Published Responses

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The Montara Commission of Inquiry was established to report on an oil and gas leak in the Montara oil field in the Timor Sea. The Inquiry was undertaken in accordance with Part 9.10A of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

As part of this inquiry, the Commissioner called for submissions from companies involved in the Montara Field Development, those who responded to the leak, the petroleum industry, government agencies, environmental experts and other interested parties.

Read the Issues paper [PDF 112KB]

Commission hearings

Hearings for the Montara Commission of Inquiry were held from 15 March to 16 April 2010.

Access hearing transcripts, exhibits and other documents from the proceedings.


Read the Report of the Montara Commission of Inquiry, Independent Review and Government Response.


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