On 31 May 2010, the former Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, directed the Inspector of Transport Security, Mr Mick Palmer AO APM, to conduct an inquiry into Offshore Oil and Gas Resources Sector Security.
The aim of the Inquiry was to assess the quality and effectiveness of the current security arrangements and the response capabilities of resource operators and government agencies to a security incident or an attack on offshore oil and gas exploration and production infrastructure.
On 7 June 2012 the Inspector of Transport Security formally presented his report to the Minister.
The final Inquiry report is available for download below.
The Government's response to the Report by the Inspector of Transport Security on the Offshore Oil and Gas Resources Sector Security Inquiry was tabled in Parliament on 14 May 2013, and is available below.