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.
To be completed by end December 2021.
Action item update
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.