Diving Start-up Notice - Western Australia


You will need to notify the agency if you intend to start a diving project.

Diving projects comprise one or more diving operations and include:

  • the identification of hazards, assessment of risks and management of safety and health matters associated with a diving operation
  • any other activity taken for the purpose of ensuring that a diving operation is carried out in a manner that is safe and without risk to health.

Diving operations are a type of offshore petroleum operations that comprise one or more dives relating to the exploration, recovery, processing, storage, offloading or piped conveyance of petroleum.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to make this notice:

  • the diving contractor's diving safety management system must have been accepted by the agency
  • the operator of the diving project must provide a start-up notice to the agency.
If there is no operator, the diving contractor will need to provide a start-up notice to the agency.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Please contact the agency for more information.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Submitting a Diving Start-up Notice (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Diving Safety) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.