Outcomes of consultation on the draft Environment Protection Bill and Regulations
The draft Environment Protection Bill and Regulations were available for public review between 4 October and 3 December 2018. All released documents can be found on the consultation webpage.
Consultation on the draft legislation was managed through a third party (JTA Australia) with a series of interviews, round table discussions and written submissions. JTA Australia developed a consultation report PDF, 595.18 KB to summarise stakeholders views on the draft legislation. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has prepare the Response to submission on draft environment protection legislation for the Northern Territory PDF, 231.47 KB .
Thirty five organisations participated in interviews and 33 written submissions were received. In addition, 178 people submitted a pro-forma submission arranged PDF, 78.12 KB by the Environment Centre of the Northern Territory.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources thanks all those stakeholders who have contributed their time and effort in providing written and verbal submissions. The submissions have gone towards further improving proposed reforms to the environmental regulatory system and will assist to deliver sustainable development in the Northern Territory.
The department does not intend to release a revised draft Bill for further consultation. Stakeholders will be informed of the changes through updates on the Environmental Regulatory Reform latest news webpage. Stakeholders will be able to make submissions on the revised draft Bill through the Northern Territory Parliament’s Policy Scrutiny Committee process once it has been introduced into the Legislative Assembly in 2019.
The department received the following submissions on the draft Environment Protection Bill and draft Environment Protection Regulations.
|1||W. Stuart||Submission PDF, 65.56 KB|
|2||City of Palmerston||Submission PDF, 101.61 KB|
|4||City of Darwin||Submission PDF, 1760.13 KB|
|5||Northern Territory Land Corporation||Submission PDF, 1028.33 KB|
|6||J. Tutty||Submission PDF, 636.35 KB|
|7||GEMCO||Submission PDF, 84.98 KB|
|8||Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand||Submission PDF, 855.81 KB|
|9||D. Liddle||Submission PDF, 104.49 KB|
|10||Housing Industry Association Limited||Submission PDF, 4396.43 KB|
|12||Glencore Zinc Australia||Submission PDF, 226.84 KB|
|14||K. Howey||Submission PDF, 123.6 KB|
|15||Lock the Gate Alliance||Submission PDF, 214.12 KB|
|16||Landbridge Group||Submission PDF, 133.73 KB|
|18||Ward Keller||Submission PDF, 600.14 KB|
|20||P. Cass||Submission PDF, 135.39 KB|
|21||Environmental Defenders Officer (NT) Inc.||Submission PDF, 911.75 KB|
|22||Local Government Association of the Northern Territory||Submission PDF, 123.19 KB|
|23||Minerals Council of Australia – Northern Territory Division||Submission PDF, 234.82 KB|
|24||Association of Minerals and Exploration Companies Inc.||Submission PDF, 3954.31 KB|
|25||Arid Lands Environment Centre||Submission PDF, 233.6 KB|
|26||Environment Centre Northern Territory||Submission PDF, 208.17 KB|
|28||Northern Territory Seafood Council||Submission PDF, 155.41 KB|
|29||Joint submission Northern Land Council and Central Land Council||Submission PDF, 565.28 KB|
|30||Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association||Submission PDF, 536.73 KB|
Last updated: 19 September 2019