Oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin

On the 4 August 2022, the Senate agreed to the committee's recommendation that this inquiry be re-adopted in the 47th Parliament for inquiry and report by 14 February 2023 with the following term of reference:

Oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin, with particular reference to the Industry Research and Development (Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program) Instrument 2021, which provides public money for oil and gas corporations.

All correspondence and evidence previously received for this inquiry has been made available to the new committee. This means that submissions already provided to the committee about this issue do not need to be re-submitted. The committee intends to refer to the evidence received during the 46th Parliament.

The closing date for submissions is 31 August 2022.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
ec.sen@aph.gov.au