Initial policy development underway.

That prior to the grant of any production approvals, the Government enacts whistleblower protections in respect of any onshore shale gas industry.

Target completion date

Stage 3.
To be completed by end December 2021.

Reform area
Ensuring accountable industry practice
Project action
Ensuring Accountable Industry Practice
Ensuring gas companies comply with our laws
Lead agency
Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet

Action item update

Implementation progress

The Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet has commenced a review of the extent to which existing whistleblower protections are appropriate for implementing this recommendation before considering further legislative change.