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Preliminary information now available

The Offshore Infrastructure Regulator has released a suite of preliminary information materials to build an understanding of the Exposure Draft of the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (OEI) Amendment Regulations 2024.

Grant of first feasibility licences

Have your say on draft transmission and infrastructure licence guideline

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is seeking feedback on the Draft Transmission and Infrastructure Licence Guideline and Application Content Guide.

Offshore renewables regulations – Have your say

The Australian Government has released an

Offshore renewables licence information disclosure

The Australian Government has made new regulations under the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Act 2021.

Offshore renewables and interactions with fisheries

Based on stakeholder feedback the OIR has updated its

Offshore wind zone declared in the Southern Ocean

The Offshore Infrastructure Registrar is now accepting feasibility licence applications for offshore wind projects in the Southern Ocean.

Located at least 15-20km from Victoria’s coast the third officially declared offshore wind zone could generate up to 2.9GW of offshore wind energy.

A simple look at the regulatory process for commercial-scale offshore renewables

We have created an enhanced regulatory roadmap which focuses on commercial-scale offshore renewables projects, sequencing of approvals and clarifying roles and responsibilities under the Offshore Electricity Infrast

Consultation launched for Bunbury offshore wind zone

The Department of Climate Change, Energy the Environment and Water has begun public consultation on a proposed Bunbury offshore wind zone, off the coast of Western Australia.

What are geotechnical investigations for offshore renewables?

Geotechnical investigations are typically conducted to inform the feasibility of project from a technical perspective.