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The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is the regulator for health and safety, well integrity and environmental management for offshore oil and gas activities in Commonwealth waters and in coastal waters where regulatory powers and functions have been conferred.

Vision, purpose, values and approach

Our vision 

A protected offshore workforce and environment. 

Our purpose

To assure the protection of lives and the environment. 

Our approach

Influence | Oversee | Enforce

Our values 

  • Professionalism | We will be accountable, consistent, reasonable and act in accordance with the law.

  • Ethics | We will demonstrate respect and integrity in all we do.

  • Independence | We will make our decisions impartially on the merits of the circumstances, and without undue influence.

  • Leadership | We will be proactive, inclusive and decisive in our conduct as a pre-eminent regulator.

  • Collegiality | We will make and act on informed decisions through open and respectful dialogue. 

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