Action item 14.26



Approved by decision makers.
Recommendation implemented.

That prior to the grant of any further exploration approvals, the Government develops and implements a robust and transparent compliance and monitoring strategy, having regard to the principles set out in the ANAO Administering Regulation: Achieving the right balance guide, and the policy in SA.

Target completion date


Reform area
Ensuring accountable industry practice
Project action
Monitoring gas companies and their operations
Lead agency
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Action item update

Implementation progress

The Departments of Primary Industry and Resources and Environment, Parks and Water Security published a Monitoring and Compliance Strategy in July 2019, which is publicly available on the DEPWS website.