Advice from Beetaloo GBA region User Panel members: regional Mayors, representatives from the Northern and Central Land Councils, land users including the Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association, Farmers and Amateur Fishermen’s Association of the Northern Territory, natural resource management groups, Northern Territory Environmental Defenders Office, the gas industry, Northern Territory Government representatives and important members of the local community

Support for field investigations from landholders and Traditional Owners, in particular Mangarrayi and Yangman custodians at Mataranka, Elsey National Park rangers, Northern Land Council (facilitating collaboration), Northern Territory Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security. Access was granted to bores, springs, production pipeline samples and historical data.

The Beetaloo Stage 3 technical products were reviewed by several groups:

  • CSIRO – Graeme Batley, David Dewhurst, Ben Clennell, Carmel Pollino.
  • Geoscience Australia – Merrie-Ellen Gunning, Steven Lewis, David Robinson, Baskaran Sundaram.

Technical Peer Review Group:

  • Andrew Boulton, Peter McCabe, Catherine Moore and Jenny Stauber.

Northern Territory Government Science Technical Review:

  • Northern Territory Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security and Northern Territory Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade


Huddlestone-Holmes CR, Brandon C, Crosbie RS, Davies PJ, Doble R, Frery E, Kear J, Holland KL, O’Grady A, Pavey CR, Peeters LJM, Tetreault-Campbell S, Aghbelagh YB, Arjomand E, Bailey AHE, Barry K, Donohue R, Evans TJ, Evenden C, Flett D, Frery E, Gonzalez D, Herr A, Kasperczyk, D, King D, Lawrence E, Lawson C, Li LT, MacFarlane C, Mokany K, Mallants D, Markov J, Martinez C, Martinez J, Marvanek SP, McVicar TR, Merrin LE, Murray J, Northover S, Raiber M, Reese, B, Stewart SB, Turnadge C, Watson G, Woods M and Zhejun P (2021) Impact assessment for the Beetaloo GBA region. Geological and Bioregional Assessment Program: Stage 3 synthesis. Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and Geoscience Australia, Australia.

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