Public consultation: Environment consultation and transparency reform

News announcement - Published 9 October, 2018

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (the Department) has released draft amendments to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment Regulations) 2009 to improve the consultation and transparency requirements for offshore oil and gas activities in Commonwealth waters. The Department invites interested stakeholder to provide feedback on the draft regulations by no later than 16 November 2018.

Stakeholders are also invited to attend one of the public consultation sessions in Perth (30, 31 Oct), Adelaide (1 Nov) or Melbourne (2 Nov). The forums will provide stakeholders with an opportunity to discuss the proposed reforms in greater detail. To provide comment on the draft regulations or to register your interest in attending a consultation forum visit industry.gov.au.