Community Consultation Program

Have your say

On 20 February 2017 the inquiry released a Background and Issues Paper to facilitate the first stage of consultation with Territorians. The paper outlines the potential risks, or issues of hydraulic fracturing of onshore unconventional shale reservoirs and associated activities, within the Terms of Reference of the Inquiry. Read the Background and Issues Paper (2.0 mb).

The inquiry welcomes feedback on the paper to ensure that the issues identified are appropriate for the panel to consider during the inquiry.

You can have your say by:

        Hydraulic Fracturing Inquiry

        GPO Box 4396, Darwin, NT 0801

Please note, all submissions to the Inquiry received via email or post will be published to the Inquiry's Submissions Library as provided.

Formal Hearings 6 - 10 March 2017

The Inquiry conducted hearings in Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine and Darwin 6 - 10 March 2017.

To view the hearing video recordings and submissions please go to the Submissions Library.

Community Consultation 6 - 10 March and 20 - 29 March 2017

The Inquiry conducted community information and engagement sessions in regional and remote communities across the  Territory in March 2017. The Inquiry visited the following locations:

Feedback received during the community meetings will be included in the Inquiry's Interim Report, which is expected to be published mid 2017.

Indigenous translations of the Background and Issues Paper

Audio translations of the Background and Issues Paper are available to downloa below in a number of Indigenous langauages. Select the language below to show the download links.

Download a plain English version of the Backgound and Issues Paper here (709.7 kb).

Download the full audio file containing all 21 Chapters (39.0 mb)

Or download individual chapters below:

Download the full audio file containing all 21 Chapters (32.7 mb)

Or download individual chapters below:

Download the full audio file containing all 21 Chapters (31.1 mb)

Or download individual chapters below:

Download the full audio file containing all 21 Chapters (35.0 mb)

Or download individual chapters below:

Download the full audio file containing all 21 Chapters (30.4 mb)

Or download individual chapters below:

Download the full audio file containing all 21 Chapters (31.0 mb)

Or download individual chapters below: