Greenhouse gas storage authorities

An appropriate resource authority is required before you can conduct any exploration or production activity for greenhouse gas storage areas in Queensland.

In Queensland, greenhouse gas storage is regulated under the Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2009, the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 and the Environmental Protection Act 1994.

This guide describes the process of carbon capture and storage, as well as the types of resource authorities that are granted and administered under the Greenhouse Gas Storage Act, their main features, and how to apply.


General enquiries: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)