Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 [Provisions] and Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (Regulatory Levies) Bill 2021 [Provisions]

October 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-296-1

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Chapter 1—Introduction

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Scope of the report
  Background and context to the bills
  Structure and key proposals of the bills
  Reports of other parliamentary committees

Chapter 2—Contextual information

  Broad support for the Bill
  Proposed offshore electricity infrastructure projects
  The broader perspective

Chapter 3—Key issues

  Process for declaring areas for offshore renewable energy infrastructure
  Licensing scheme
  Managing and protecting infrastructure
  Application of work health and safety laws
  Future legislative and policy work
  Committee view

Labor Senators' Additional Comments

Australian Greens' Additional Comments

Appendix 1—Submissions and Additional Documents

Appendix 2— Public Hearings

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526