Government approval for consultation on draft policy, guideline, framework, Bill.
That in addition to any terms negotiated between the pastoralist and the gas company, the statutory land access agreement must contain the above standard minimum protections for pastoralists.
Bill to be introduced in 2019 and passed in Q1 2020
Action item update
The government is drafting an amendment to the Petroleum Act 1984 to meet this recommendation. It is anticipated the amendment Bill will be tabled in the Legislative Assembly by the end of 2019.