The time has come to implement long-promised mining law reform and fix some of the worst mining laws in the country.
Currently in the Northern Territory, the regulation of mining lacks accountability and transparency. There is little public scrutiny or accountability over mining regulation, and most decisions are made in secret. Territorian taxpayers are left to clean up the mess after mining companies pack up and walk away..
We need to see regulatory separation to ensure that the same department isn't both promoting and regulating the mining industry. We need stricter enforcement and compliance, stronger community rights, and stronger provisions for closure and rehabilitation.
We are asking you to add your name to the calls for reform - write to the Chief Minister and Mining Minister below to let them know that you want reform of our mining laws.