50% Complete. Government approval of policy/process development.

That the Government assists regional businesses to obtain quality assurance certification and to partner with larger suppliers to encourage greater local supply, employment and knowledge transfer.

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
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Action item update

Implementation progress

Gas Service and Supply Plan launched on 5 March 2020 to increase local participation to at least 50 per cent by 2025.

Informed by:

Supported by:

Recent activities:

  • Regional Workforce Strategy, including:
    • Establishment of Regional Workforce Strategy Working Group;
    • Development of a data-based Barkly Jobs Profile; and
    • Establishment of Barkly Business Hub in Tennant Creek.
  • NT Indigenous Business Network engaged to facilitate opportunities for Indigenous businesses.