Permits and operational approvals
The Earth Resources Regulation Branch is responsible for onshore and State waters:
- Tenement administration;
- Operational approvals;
- Regulation of work sites; and
- Compliance and enforcement.
The Draft Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Community Consultation Guidelines provides advice on the preparation of a consultation plan under the Greenhouse Gas Geological Sequestration Act 2008.
Greenhouse Gas Storage in Commonwealth waters (those greater than 3 nautical miles from the coast) is regulated by the Commonwealth Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism.