There are 10 areas available for offshore oil and gas exploration.
They are offshore of:
- Northern Territory
- Western Australia
- Territory of the Ashmore and Cartier Islands
Bidding will close at 4.00 pm on Thursday 2 March 2023.
Explore acreage release areas
See regional geology, high resolution maps, block diagrams and block listings for areas.
We consulted with the public, governments and stakeholders to decide the final release areas. All areas were nominated by industry.
Banner image: North Rankin Complex, North West Shelf Project, Western Australia. Courtesy of Woodside Energy Ltd.