Government approval of policy/process development.
That as part of any strategic SIA and prior to any significant increase in traffic as a result of any onshore shale gas industry, consultation must be undertaken on road use and related infrastructure requirements that results in road upgrades and work schedules to the appropriate Austroad standards and commensurate with the anticipated vehicle type required for any onshore shale gas industry.
To be completed by end December 2021.
Action item update
KPMG/GHD/Risc and Deloitte have completed studies on infrastructure and logistical requirements for the Beetaloo Basin under a range of development scenarios.
The Australian and Northern Territory Governments have announced $367 million in road upgrades to the Carpentaria Highway, Buchanan Highway, Western Creek Road and Gorrie/Dry Creek Road.