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No Go Zones public consultation paper

The Territory Labor Government will keep almost half of the Territory free from hydraulic fracturing exploration or production activities as part of its commitment to protect our natural environment and create jobs.

First EMP onshore gas since lifting of moratorium - Public Comment invited

The first Environment Management Plan (EMP) for onshore shale gas exploration drilling since the Territory Labor Government lifted the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the Northern Territory has been accepted for assessment.

Code of Practice public consultation paper

The Territory Labor Government has taken a major step forward in delivering a transparent, accountable onshore gas industry that will create jobs for Territorians while protecting the environment.

Creating Jobs, Protecting our Environment: Petroleum Legislation Amendment Bill

The Territory Government is creating local jobs and protecting the environment, with the development of a highly-regulated onshore gas industry taking a significant step forward today.

Protecting the Environment means Protecting Jobs - Water Amendment Bill 2019

The Territory Government is better protecting our precious water resources by today introducing the Water Amendment Bill 2019.

This Bill addresses some of the key recommendations of the Final Report of the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory, delivering four of the 135 recommendations.

Restoring Trust: Water Legislation Amendment Bill

The Territory Government has delivered on a key election promise to better protect our precious water resources by passing legislative reforms that strike a balance between environmental protections and supporting economic growth.

Restoring Trust: Water Monitoring Begins at Sites in the Beetaloo Sub-Basin

Two companies, Origin and Santos, have received approval to install up to two groundwater monitoring bores near potential exploration sites in the Beetaloo Sub-Basin.

Restoring Trust: Environment Protection Authority Amendment Bill

The Territory Labor Government is continuing to protect our natural environment after passing legislation that will see the Government’s continued implementation of its environmental reform agenda.

New partnership to deliver methane emission science for the NT

Researchers from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, will be on the ground in the Northern Territory (NT) this week investigating baseline methane emissions in the Beetaloo Sub-basin, a 28,000-square-kilometre area southeast of Katherine.

Restoring Trust: Industry, community and business alliances for gas industry sustainability

The Territory Labor Government has this week signed a grant agreement with CSIRO’s GISERA...