Action item 14.16



Approved by decision makers.
Recommendation implemented.

That prior to the grant of any further exploration approvals, all notices and reports of environmental incidents, including reports about reportable incidents under the Petroleum Environment Regulations, must be published immediately upon notification in print and online.

Target completion date


Reform area
Strengthening regulation
Project action
Ensuring decisions are made transparently
Lead agency
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Action item update

Implementation progress

The Petroleum (Environment) Regulations 2016 were amended on 19 December 2018 to meet the requirements of this recommendation.