Senate Inquiry into Seismic Testing

A federal Senate Inquiry is underway into the impacts of seismic testing on fisheries and marine life. Save Our Coast made a formal submission to the Inquiry in 2019. The Inquiry was due hold public consultation meetings including one on the Central Coast in Terrigal, in March 2020, with the actual Senate hearing due in May 2020. The Inquiry is with particular reference to:

  1. the body of science and research into the use of seismic testing;
  2. the regulation of seismic testing in both Commonwealth and state waters;
  3. the approach taken to seismic testing internationally; and
  4. any other related matters

The Senate Inquiry has been put on hold due to the coronavirus crisis.
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