Your feedback is important to guide and develop our regulatory approach to deliver improved outcomes to the New South Wales community.

We welcome submissions on our consultations - your feedback is important to us.

Have your say on regulatory activities, environmental endeavours and government policy.

We might not be carrying out public consultations all the time, but when we do, we list the projects below and invite you to contribute.

Submissions made public

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Any requests for access to confidential submissions are dealt with in accordance with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

Public consultations


Concurrent review of Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) laws

The Resources Regulator will facilitate a concurrent review of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 and Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014 (WHS (MPS) laws) during 2020. The Act and regulation can be found on the NSW legislation website.

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Diesel emissions

We are seeking feedback from the mining industry regarding the application of a diesel particulate exposure standard for mines in NSW.

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Proposed new statutory function

On behalf of the Mining and Petroleum Competence Board, we are seeking comment from stakeholders on the discussion paper for a possible new statutory function of Geotechnical Engineering in underground coal mines.

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Fires on mobile plant

In 2018, we developed a discussion paper on the use and possible regulation of mitigation strategies for the prevention of fires on mobile plant.

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