Offshore oil and gas safety draft policy framework: have your say

A draft policy framework for the offshore oil and gas safety regime is open for comment, as part of our ongoing review. Consultation closes on 29 October 2020.
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The draft policy framework for offshore oil and gas safety is open for submissions.

We’ve released a draft policy framework for consultation, as part of the Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Review. We encourage all stakeholders involved in or affected by the offshore oil and gas safety regime to provide a submission.

The draft framework sets out the department’s proposed policy approach. It forms part of our commitment to continuous regulatory improvement for the safety of workers involved in offshore oil and gas activities in Commonwealth waters.

We developed the draft framework following consultation with the offshore workforce, industry, government agencies and unions. We also considered submissions received in response to the department’s Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Review discussion paper.

Your input will be used to refine and improve the framework This will help us provide an effective, leading-practice framework for securing the health, safety and welfare of offshore oil and gas workers.

Read the draft policy framework and provide feedback on our Consultation hub.

You can provide submissions until 29 October 2020.

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