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The following is a list of proposals now open for public comment.

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Consultation on new environment protection legislation commences

The Minister for Environment and Natural Resources has announced the release of the draft environment protection Bill and draft environment protection Regulations for public consultation. This draft legislation introduces reforms to the Territory’s environmental impact assessment and approvals framework.

The draft Bill, draft Regulations and a suite of supporting information is available from the environmental regulatory reform consultation website.

Submissions can be made by emailing environment.policy@nt.gov.au before 3 December 2018.

Work to reform the Territory’s legislative framework for managing wastes, pollution, land clearing and the environmental impacts of mining is continuing. Draft legislation to deliver improvements to that framework is expected to be released during 2019.

3 December 2018

Northern Territory Water Regulatory Reform

The Northern Territory Government is reforming the Water Act to make sure we have a strong regulatory framework for the sustainable and accountable management of our water resources now and into the future.

The reform process has begun and there’s an opportunity for you to have your say.

A Directions Paper has been drafted to provide an overview of the existing regulatory framework, the case for reform and the proposed areas for reform.

Have your say by completing the online feedback form.

31 March 2019

Last updated: 14 December 2018