Copyright Notice

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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 Creative Commons License .

    The terms and conditions of the relevant CC licences are at; or

  • A NOPSEMA licence set out in the copyright statement associated with a publication; or

  • NOPSEMA's default terms of use: Where no terms of use are associated with a set of material (for example, in a copyright notice on a publication) then you may download, use and copy that material for personal use, or use within your organisation, but you may not supply that material to any other person or use it for any commercial purpose. Any use under these default terms must comply with the following:

    • 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 It's an Honour 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.

Where you wish to use material in a way that is beyond the scope of the terms of use that apply to it, you must first obtain the agreement of NOPSEMA.  Requests should be directed to