50% complete.
Government approval for consultation on draft policy, guideline, framework, Bill.

That a SREBA:

  • should be completed within five years from the first grant of exploration approvals; and
  • must be completed prior to the grant of any production approvals.
Target completion date

Stage 3.
To be completed by end December 2021.

Reform area
Safeguarding water and the environment
Project action
Collecting baseline data and informing regional management
Lead agency

Action item update

Implementation progress

Government accepted this recommendation that Strategic Regional Environment Baseline Assessments (SREBAs) be completed within 5 years of exploration permits first being granted, and completed before additional production approvals are granted.