Action 14

Past environmental performance

Scoping/Drafting

Consider applicant’s past environmental performance before granting titles.

Lead agency
Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Target completion date
December 2020
Revised completion date
N/A

Updates

31 March 2020

The State Government is developing drafting instructions for legislative and regulatory amendments required to implement a number of actions.

31 December 2019

Drafting instructions, to amend the Petroleum And Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967, are under development.

30 September 2019

Investigation into legislative reform mechanisms to introduce additional assessment criteria has been completed.

Drafting instructions are being developed to amend the Petroleum And Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 to enable consideration of applicant’s past environmental performance before granting titles.

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