Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) Board is an advisory board which provides advice and makes recommendations on policy and strategic matters relating to safety, structural integrity and environmental management in the offshore petroleum sector. Advice and recommendations are provided to the responsible Commonwealth Minister, relevant state and Northern Territory governments energy and resources ministers, the Energy Council and the NOPSEMA Chief Executive Officer.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 January 2012

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Ken Fitzpatrick 5 September 2020 4 September 2023
Member Ms. Anthea Tinney PSM 7 January 2022 6 January 2025
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Prof. Melinda Hodkiewicz 18 March 2020 17 March 2023
Member Prof. Andrew Hopkins AO 18 March 2020 17 March 2023
Member Mr. Christopher Blackmore 7 January 2022 6 January 2025
Member VACANT    
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