On 12 December 2017 the Inquiry released a draft Final Report which details the Inquiry’s draft recommendations that would mitigate risks the Inquiry has identified in regards to the potential of hydraulic fracturing in the Northern Territory.
Audio translations of the Draft Final Report Rescript are available to download below in a number of Indigenous languages. Select the language below to show the download links.
The Inquiry announced on 14 February 2018 that all submissions regarding its draft Final Report must be received by Sunday 25 February 2018. No further submissions will be accepted after this date to allow the Panel to read the submissions and to enable the Inquiry to complete its Final Report and hand down to Government in March 2018.
As part of the Inquiry’s ongoing community engagement and consultation program, hearings were held in Darwin, Alice Springs, Katherine and Tennant Creek from 5 – 12 February 2018. Public hearings were live streamed to the Inquiry website and uploaded to the Submission Library.
|5th February||Darwin||Darwin Convention Centre|
|6th February||Darwin||Darwin Convention Centre|
|7th February||Katherine||Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre|
|8th February||Alice Springs||Alice Springs Convention Centre|
|9th February||Alice Springs||Alice Springs Convention Centre|
|12th February||Tennant Creek||Civic Hall|
Community forums provided an opportunity for people to engage directly with the Inquiry Panel. The Inquiry held community information and engagement forums in the following locations:
The community forums provided an opportunity for people to engage directly with the Inquiry Panel. The forums also included a presentation and a discussion session on the Inquiry’s draft Final Report.
For more information contact the Hydraulic Fracturing Taskforce:
Phone: (+61) 08 8999 6573