25% Complete. Government approval of policy/process development.
That to the extent practicable, gas companies be required to source goods, services and workers from local communities. This must include the development of training programs for Aboriginal and other local workers to develop the necessary skills and expertise to maximise opportunities for local Environment Management Plan in any onshore shale gas industry.
To be completed by end December 2021.
Action item update
Gas Service and Supply Plan launched on 5 March 2020 to increase local participation to at least 50 per cent by 2025:
Exploration Agreements and ILUAs negotiated by licence holders
- Industry-engagement of Traditional Owners for environmental and heritage surveys
- Industry-led liaison meetings, Town Briefings and community consultations