Consultation - open
The following is a list of proposals now open for public comment.
There are no open consultations at the moment.
Draft declaration - proposal to prohibit subsea mining
On 5 February 2021, the Minister for Environment announced a proposal to prohibit subsea mining in the Northern Territory, including a six month extension to the existing seabed mining moratorium. This announcement was made following consideration of reports from the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority and the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority.
A draft declaration to prohibit subsea mining has been prepared including a statement of reasons for the draft declaration . A copy of these documents may also be requested from the Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security by emailing email@example.com.
Interested persons are invited to make written comments on the draft declaration to the Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security.
The public comment period commences 10 May 2021, closing 21 June 2021.
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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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