Initial policy development underway.

That prior the grant of any further production approvals, the Government enacts a broader range of powers to sanction, including but not limited to:

  • remediation and rehabilitation orders;
  • revocation, suspension or variation orders;
  • enforceable undertakings;
  • injunctions (mandatory and prohibitory); and
  • civil penalties.
Target completion date

Stage 3.
To be completed by end December 2021.

Reform area
Ensuring accountable industry practice
Project action
Ensuring gas companies comply with our laws
Lead agency
Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Action item update

Implementation progress

The government has commenced the policy development for amending legislation to implement this recommendation.