Public consultation: Review of decommissioning framework

News announcement - Published 9 October, 2018

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (the Department) has commenced a review of the regulatory and legislative framework for decommissioning offshore petroleum infrastructure in Commonwealth waters. A series of discussion forums in Perth (30, 31 Oct) and Melbourne
(2 Nov) will be held providing stakeholders with an opportunity to input into the future policy, regulatory and legislative framework for decommissioning.

As part of the review, the Department has also published a Discussion Paper that outlines proposed options for enhancing the existing decommissioning framework. Interested stakeholders are invited to provide comment on the paper by 16 January 2019. Visit for more information or to register attendance.