Approval Processes

The relevant Regulations pertinent to current and new licensees in South Australia, with respect to activity notifications and information provision requirements for Department of State Development approval are detailed under Regulations 16, 18, 19 and 20 in the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Regulations 2000.

  • Activity Notification - High and Low Supervision
  • Statement of Environmental Objectives
  • Stakeholder Consultation and Notification Requirements

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Enforcement of Compliance

Department of State Development developed a Compliance Policy relating to the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, which is grounded on the principle of an enforcement pyramid. Enforcement action taken by the Department of State Development depends on the seriousness and repetitiveness of the offence(s), in accordance with the policy. For further information on this policy refer to Compliance & Enforcement.