Action item 14.1

Progress

50%

50% Complete.
Government approval for consultation on draft policy, guideline, framework, Bill.

That prior to the granting of any further production approvals, the Government designs and implements a full cost recovery system for the regulation of any onshore shale gas industry.

Target completion date

Stage 3.
To be completed by end December 2022.

Reform area
Ensuring accountable industry practice
Project action
Developing cost recovery arrangements
Lead agency
Department of Treasury and Finance

Action item update

Implementation progress

Consultation on the proposed cost recovery system with industry and key stakeholders concluded in February 2022. The outcomes of consultation and the high level design of the cost recovery system will be provided for consideration by Government by mid-2022.