Your rights to use material on the NOPSEMA website
In accordance with Australian Government policy, the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) aims to make public sector information available on an open and reusable basis where possible, including on its website.
Most material on NOPSEMA's website will be protected by copyright held by the Commonwealth or a supplier of information to the Commonwealth. Your right to use this material will be subject to the terms associated with the material, and could include:
- An Open Access Licence, for example: A Creative Commons (CC) Attribution 3.0 licence. Where this applies, the material will be marked with a CC logo such as .
The terms and conditions of the relevant CC licences are at http://creativecommons.org.au/licences; or
A NOPSEMA licence set out in the copyright statement associated with a publication; or
NOPSEMA must be identified as the source of the material and a prominent link included to NOPSEMA’s web page from which the material was sourced, and
any copyright statement or logo included on, or in connection with, a set of material must be retained.
You must check and comply with the licensing information for each set of material you wish to use. This may require you to contact NOPSEMA or the original copyright owner for permission to use the material. Copyright is held by third parties in some materials, including the following:
some photographs on the website;
Environment Plan summaries published pursuant to sections 11(7) and (8) of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009 (Cth).
The terms under which the Commonwealth Coat of Arms can be used are detailed on the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet website.
You may also use any material in accordance with rights you have under the Copyright Act 1968 (for example under the fair dealing provisions or statutory licences).
No circumvention of terms
Use of material in a way not permitted by this copyright notice may be an infringement of copyright. Infringing copyright may expose you to legal action by, and liability to, the copyright owner.
The information provided on this website is intended to provide general guidance to the industry as to the approach that NOPSEMA takes in carrying out its regulatory functions under powers conferred by the Commonwealth Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 relevant to each State and of the Northern Territory and Regulations under those Acts. The contents of this website should not be relied on as advice on the law, nor treated as a substitute for legal advice in any relevant situation.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the material contained on this site.
Changes in circumstances after a document has been placed on the Internet may impact on the accuracy or currency of the information. For particular queries, or to assist in ascertaining currency of information, please contact NOPSEMA.
The Commonwealth disclaims to the extent permitted by law, all liability (including negligence) for claims of losses, expenses, damages and costs the user may incur as a result of information on this site. Reference to the Commonwealth includes a reference to any contractor, agent or employee of the Commonwealth.