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Undertake an activity in the EEZ

Oil and gas operations

Oil and gas operations

There are a number of requirements for new and existing oil and gas activities operating in the EEZ. Find out more information here.

Seabed mining

Seabed mining

If you plan to undertake activities associated with seabed mining in the EEZ, you may require marine consents from the EPA.

Dumping waste

If you are dumping waste or other matter in the EEZ, you may require a marine consent from the EPA.

EEZ Marine scientific research

Marine scientific research, prospecting and exploration

Read about the requirements for undertaking these activities in the EEZ.

Submarine cabling

Submarine cabling

Read about the requirements for undertaking submarine cabling activities in the EEZ.

seismic survey vessel

Seismic surveying

Read about the requirements for undertaking seismic surveys in the EEZ.

Space vehicle launches

You must notify us before you launch a space vehicle that will deposit material on the EEZ/CS seabed.

Burials at sea

Burials at sea

You must submit a proposal to the EPA if you want to bury someone in the EEZ.

Permitted marine structures

You need to notify us at least 40 working days before you alter a permitted marine structure.