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

Published: 22 February, 2024

We have created an enhanced regulatory roadmap which focuses on commercial-scale offshore…

Consultation launched for Bunbury offshore wind zone

Published: 20 February, 2024

The Department of Climate Change, Energy the Environment and Water has begun public consultation on…

What are geotechnical investigations for offshore renewables?

Published: 13 February, 2024

Geotechnical investigations are typically conducted to inform the feasibility of project from a…

FAQs for offshore renewables

Published: 11 December, 2023

The OIR has developed a series of frequently asked questions: Frequently Asked Questions | OIR We…

Geophysical investigations for offshore renewables

Published: 24 November, 2023

What’s involved with geophysical investigations for offshore renewables? Geophysical investigations…

Updated guidance on offshore renewables environmental approvals

Published: 07 November, 2023

The offshore renewables environmental approvals guidance has been developed to support efficient…

Area proposed for offshore renewables within Bass Strait

Published: 24 October, 2023

The Department of Climate Change, Energy the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is inviting feedback on…

What’s involved in developing an offshore wind farm?

Published: 19 October, 2023

The design, construction, transportation and installation of large structures offshore is…

Proposed Illawarra offshore renewables zone - Have your say

Published: 15 August, 2023

The Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Illawarra region in New South Wales has been identified by…

Updated Guidance for Feasibility Licence Applications now available

Published: 09 August, 2023

Updated guidance documents on the offshore renewables feasibility licence application and…

Australian Government declares offshore wind zone off the Hunter coast

Published: 12 July, 2023

Today, the Minister for Climate Change and Energy has declared an area in the Pacific Ocean off…

Consultation launched on new offshore wind zone in the Southern Ocean

Published: 28 June, 2023

The Australian Government has today announced a new consultation on a new offshore wind zone in the…

Information for fisheries stakeholders

Published: 06 June, 2023

The Offshore Infrastructure Regulator has published a new brochure for fisheries stakeholders. The…

Updated guidance on Authorisations for offshore infrastructure activities

Published: 25 May, 2023

The Authorisations for offshore infrastructure activities guideline has been updated following a…

Consultation opens for offshore wind industry off the Hunter

Published: 23 February, 2023

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy has today launched a consultation period on a new…

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