Action item 9.5



Approved by decision makers.
Recommendation implemented.

That all monitoring results must be made publically available online on a continuous basis in real time.

Target completion date


Reform area
Ensuring accountable industry practice
Project action
Monitoring gas companies and their operations
Lead agency
Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Action item update

Implementation progress

The Northern Territory Government has worked with independent scientific experts to develop a Code of Practice relative to the Inquiry's recommendation. The Code is legally enforceable through the Petroleum (Environment) Regulations 2016. The finalised Code was published on 12 June 2019.

The government has commenced work on an online portal to enable timely public reporting.

It contains requirements for baseline and ongoing methane monitoring.