Action 5b

Right of consent – private landowners

Scoping/Drafting

Introduce a requirement for consent of relevant private landowners before hydraulic fracture stimulation production is permitted.

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 the draft framework.

31 December 2019

Draft framework to facilitate the requirement for consent of relevant private landowners before hydraulic fracture stimulation production is permitted is under development. Impacted stakeholders will be consulted once the draft framework is finalised.

30 September 2019

Appropriate mechanisms are being identified to introduce a requirement for consent of relevant private landowners before hydraulic fracture stimulation production is permitted.

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