Department of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory Government

Petroleum Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019

Status - Key Documents - SubmissionsPublic Briefing -  Contact

On 28 November 2019 the Legislative Assembly referred the Petroleum Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 to the Legislation Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms of Reference by 24 March 2020.

The Committee encourages all interested people to provide their comments and feedback on the Bill.

The Committee is to inquire into and report on:
a) whether the Assembly should pass the Bill;
b) whether the Assembly should amend the Bill;
c) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals; and
d) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the institution of Parliament.

Submissions should be sent to by close of business Wednesday, 29 January 2020


Conducting Public Hearings

Key Documents

Petroleum Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019
Explanatory Statement
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights
Petroleum Act 1984
Petroleum (Environment) Regulations 2016


Submission 1 - Marylou Potts Pty Ltd
Submission 2 - Protect Country Alliance
Submission 3 - Heidi Jennings
Submission 4 - Lock the Gate Alliance
Submission 5 - Protect NT
Submission 6 - Environmental Defenders Office
Submission 7 - Arid Lands Environment Centre
Submission 8 - Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Limited
Submission 9 - Northern Land Council and Central Land Council 
Submission 10 - Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association 

Public Briefing

Public Briefing Schedule - Monday 9 December 2019
Public Briefing Transcript - Monday 9 December 2019


Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1485
Email: Contact

Last updated: 20 Feb 2020