Initial policy development underway.

That gas companies work proactively with local businesses, local government, Government, Land Councils and communities to ensure that local businesses are able and adequately skilled to compete for contracts, and to assist local businesses to be ready to participate in any economic opportunities that may emerge.

Target completion date

Stage 3.
To be completed by end December 2021.

Reform area
Maximising regional benefits and local opportunities
Project action
Maximising opportunities for Territory businesses
Lead agency

Action item update

Implementation progress

The Department of Trade, Business and Innovation has commenced stakeholder engagement, and development of the Northern Territory Gas Industry Service and Supply Strategy and Action Plan that will deliver against this recommendation.

The Department is working towards releasing a draft for consultation by the end of 2019.