Department of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory Government

Water Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Status - Key Documents - Submissions - Public Briefing - Tabled Papers - Report Contact

On 22 August 2018 the Legislative Assembly referred the Water Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 to the Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms  of Reference by 27 November 2018.


Report Tabled

Key Documents

Water Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (Serial 60)
Water Act
Water Regulations 
Explanatory Statement
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights

Mining Management Act
Minerals Titles Act
Petroleum Act
Fines and Penalties (Recovery) Regulations


Where the Committee receives multiple copies of proforma submissions, only one example of each type of proforma submission will be published with the number of submissions received noted in brackets.

Submission No. 1 - Minerals Council of Australia - Northern Territory
Submission No. 2 - Association of Mining and Exploration Companies Inc.
Submission No. 3 - Russ
Submission No. 4 - Heidi Jennings
Submission No. 5 - Proforma Submission A (421)
Submission No. 6 - Proforma Submission B (3)
Submission No. 7 - Environmental Defenders Office (NT)
Submission No. 8 - Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (NT)
Submission No. 9 - Justin Tutty
Submission No. 10 - Lock the Gate Alliance
Submission No. 11 - Arid Lands Environment Centre and Environment Centre NT
Submission No. 12 - Esther Nunn and Ochre Turner
Submission No. 13 - Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association
Submission No. 14 - Grusha Leeman
Submission No. 15 - Rosalie Schultz
Submission No. 16 - Dominique Jacobs
Submission No. 17 - Luke Ford
Submission No. 18 - Darren Turner
Submission No. 19 - Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association
Submission No. 20 - NT Greens

Public Briefing

Public Briefing Schedule, 3 October 2018
Public Briefing Transcript, 3 October 2018

Tabled Papers

TP1 - Submission by Department of Environment and Natural Resources to Public Briefing


Inquiry into the Water Legislation Amendment Bill 2018
Associated Minutes of Proceedings 


Dr Jennifer Buckley 
Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1501
Email: Contact

Last updated: 18 Apr 2019