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Australia’s first offshore wind area now open for feasibility licence applications

Published: 23 January, 2023

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy has released an invitation to apply for feasibility…

New guidance on OEI Act licensing and authorisations for offshore infrastructure activities

Published: 20 December, 2022

The Offshore Infrastructure Regulator has released new guidance to provide advice on compliance…

Australia's first offshore wind zone declared

Published: 19 December, 2022

Today, the Minister for Climate Change and Energy (the Minister) declared an area in the Bass…

New guidance to assist offshore renewables proponents

Published: 08 December, 2022

The Australian Government has publicly released the Guideline: Offshore Electricity Infrastructure…

Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Regulations now available

Published: 02 November, 2022

The Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Regulations 2022 and the Offshore Electricity…

Offshore renewables leadership forum

Published: 27 October, 2022

The Offshore Infrastructure Regulator, the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment…

New guidance to assist offshore renewable energy proponents

Published: 11 October, 2022

The offshore renewables environmental approvals guidance has now been finalised following a public…

The OIR is now on LinkedIn

Published: 15 September, 2022

The Offshore Infrastructure Regulator (OIR), a legislated NOPSEMA function, now has its own…

First area proposed for offshore renewables – Have your say

Published: 09 August, 2022

The Bass Strait off Gippsland, Victoria has been identified as the first area for future offshore…

Offshore renewables legislation enters into force

Published: 02 June, 2022

The Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Act 2021 (OEI Act) has come into effect, extending our…

Consultation on offshore electricity infrastructure regulations and cost recovery

Published: 22 March, 2022

The Australian Government is consulting on the draft regulations and proposed cost recovery…

NOPSEMA expands regulatory functions to include offshore infrastructure

Published: 25 November, 2021

Today the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill was passed in the senate granting the regulatory…

Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 introduced to Parliament

Published: 02 September, 2021

On 2 September 2021 the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 and the Offshore Electricity…

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