Action item 14.29



75% Complete.
Consultation undertaken on draft policy, guideline, framework, Bill development.

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 November 2022.

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 NT Government has commenced amending legislation to implement this recommendation and where possible align with approaches taken in the Environment Protection Act 2019. Amendments to legislation will occur in 2022.