25% Complete. Government approval of policy/process development.

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
Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet

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

Recent activities:

  • Onshore Gas Supply Chain Working Group established with inaugural meeting on 16 July 2020, with members including NTG, Santos, Origin Energy, Armour Energy, Empire Energy, Pangaea and Central Petroleum.
  • Gas Industry Reference Group of peak bodies met on 27 October 2020.