Initial policy development underway.

That the Government introduces a charge on water for all onshore shale gas activities.

Target completion date

Stage 3
To be completed by end December 2021.

Reform area
Safeguarding water and the environment
Project action
Assessing, protecting and monitoring water resources
Lead agency
Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Action item update

Implementation progress

The Northern Territory Government is developing an NT Strategic Water Plan as a broader water management strategy that will consider the issue of water pricing.