Initial policy being developed.

That the Government works with gas companies and local suppliers to ensure that there is early knowledge of local supply and service opportunities for 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
Maximising opportunities for Territory businesses
Lead agency

Action item updates

31 Dec 2018

Implementation Progress

The Department of Trade, Business and Innovation will work with gas companies and their prime contractors to identify industry service and supply requirements. Engagement has commenced with Universities for research and skills training opportunities.

The Department of Trade, Business and Innovation is developing a forward plan to identify business requirements related to development of the Beetaloo sub-Basin. This plan will be used to identify local service and supply opportunities across all phases of onshore gas development.