14.31

Progress

0%

Commenced.
Initial policy being developed.

That prior to the grant of any further production approvals, the Government allows civil enforcement proceedings to be instituted to enforce potential or actual non-compliance with any legislation governing 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 gas companies comply with our laws
Lead agency
DENR
DPIR
DCM

Action item update

Implementation progress

The government will review best practice in relation to civil enforcement proceedings and where possible align with approaches taken in the Environment Protection Bill.