Action 6

Access requirements

Scoping/Drafting

Strengthen access requirements for the location, maintenance, operation and remediation of infrastructure, and compensation for residual damage to the subsequent productive use of the land, for hydraulic fracturing projects.

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

Appropriate mechanisms are being identified to strengthen access requirements for the location, maintenance, operation and remediation of infrastructure, and compensation for residual damage to the subsequent productive use of the land, for hydraulic fracturing projects.

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