Initial policy development underway.

That the Government works with gas companies, training providers, local workers, job seekers, Land Councils and local Aboriginal corporations and communities to maximise opportunities for local people to obtain employment during all phases of any onshore shale gas development.

Target completion date

Stage 3.
To be completed by end December 2021.

Reform area
Maximising regional benefits and local opportunities
Project action
Creating local training programs, skills assessment and employment
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.