Offshore oil and gas drop-in sessions: South Australia

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11 July 2018

Community members are invited to attend free drop-in sessions in SA to learn about governments’ roles in regulating offshore oil and gas activities off the SA coast, including in the Great Australian Bight. 

Participating SA and Australian government agencies will be available to provide information and answer questions about: 

  • how oil and gas activities are approved
  • offshore areas available for petroleum exploration and production
  • environmental regulation 
  • the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority’s (NOPSEMA’s) role as an independent safety and environmental regulator 
  • oil pollution emergency planning and government response capability 
  • the Australian Marine Park Network
  • resource development in SA

Participating Organisations

  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
  • National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)
  • National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA)
  • Parks Australia
  • SA Department for Energy and Mining
  • SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
  • SA Department for Environment and Water

Drop-in sessions 


  • Monday 20 August, 9:00 – 11:30am
  • Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide

Port Lincoln

  • Monday 20 August, 4:30 – 7:00pm 
  • PIRSA Lecture Theatre, 1 Hindmarsh St, Port Lincoln 

Victor Harbor 

  • Tuesday 21 August, 4:30 – 7:00pm
  • Victor Harbor Bowling Club, Flinders Parade, Victor Harbor

Kangaroo Island 

  • Wednesday 22 August, 4:30 – 7:00pm
  • Kingscote Town Hall, 43 Dauncey Street, Kingscote

Sessions are free, no need to RSVP or book. Attendees are welcome to drop by at any time during the sessions.

For more information, please email


Image: ‘Location of South Australia’ by The Emirr licensed under CC BY 3.0