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

That gas companies provide the necessary funds to ensure the ongoing maintenance requirements for road infrastructure are met for the life of any onshore shale gas project. These should be based on the individual gas company’s percentage of tonnage hauled along the roads.

Target completion date

Stage 3.
To be completed by end December 2021.

Reform area
Planning for industry
Project action
Improving roads and facilities
Lead agency
Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Action item update

Implementation progress

The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics will investigate and facilitate opportunities for private sector investment and developer contributions to support remote and regional transport and infrastructure construction projects.

The Department is reviewing policies in other jurisdictions and international methodologies.