Greenhouse Gas Geological Sequestration Act 2008 (Victorian Onshore Act)

Last updated: 28 June 2022

The purpose of the Victorian Onshore Act is stated in section 1 as being “to facilitate and regulate the injection of greenhouse gas substances into underground geological formations for the purpose of permanent storage of those gases, including to facilitate and regulate the exploration for suitable underground geological storage formations, as part of Victoria’s commitment to the reduction of atmospheric greenhouse gas emissions.” The objectives of the Act are outlined in Section 7.

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