Structure, organisations and key people
National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) is a Statutory Authority regulating Commonwealth, State and Territory coastal waters with accountability to the relevant Ministers. The Authority has its headquarters in Perth and an office in Melbourne. NOPSEMA commenced operations on 1 January 2005. The role of NOPSEMA is to administer offshore petroleum safety legislation. NOPSEMA's primary objectives are to: Improve health and safety outcomes across the offshore petroleum industry; Ensure health and safety regulation of the offshore petroleum industry is provided to standards that are equal to the best in the world; and Reduce the regulatory burden on the offshore petroleum industry, which operates across multiple jurisdictions, by delivering a consistent and comprehensive national health and safety regime.
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