Geophysical investigations for offshore renewables

What’s involved with geophysical investigations for offshore renewables?

Area proposed for offshore renewables within Bass Strait

The Department of Climate Change, Energy the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is inviting feedback on the suitability of another area deemed potentially suitable for offshore renewable energy development.

What’s involved in developing an offshore wind farm?

The design, construction, transportation and installation of large structures offshore is technically challenging and requires many years of detailed planning before an offshore windfarm becomes operational.

Proposed Illawarra offshore renewables zone - Have your say

The Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Illawarra region in New South Wales has been identified by the Australian Government as an area potentially suitable for offshore renewables. 

Updated Guidance for Feasibility Licence Applications now available

Updated guidance documents on the offshore renewables feasibility licence application and assessment process are now available on the

Updated guidance on Authorisations for offshore infrastructure activities

The Authorisations for offshore infrastructure activities guideline has been updated following a public consultation process. 

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