Latest developments regarding the Department’s role in the Varanus Island incident.
This page outlines how to report a petroleum incident
An Access Authority enables the holder of a permit, lease, licence or SPA to conduct limited exploration activities (usually seismic lines tying into some other known control) in vacant acreage or acreage held under another party’s title.
To allow for timely approval and consideration of factors such as environmental assessment and land access issues, it is recommended that applications be submitted 3 months prior to commencement of operations.
State (Onshore and Offshore) application forms for Drilling a Well can be downloaded from this section.