The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is a statutory authority established under the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 (the AMSA Act). AMSA’s principal functions are promoting maritime safety and protection of the marine environment, preventing and combating ship-sourced pollution in the marine environment, providing infrastructure to support safety of navigation in Australian waters and providing a national search and rescue service to the maritime and aviation sectors.


The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) is the peak national body representing Australia’s oil and gas exploration and production industry. APPEA works with Australian governments to help promote the development of the nation’s oil and gas resources in a manner that maximises the return to the Australian industry and community. APPEA also aims to secure regulatory and commercial conditions that enable member companies to operate safely, sustainably, and profitably.


NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) was formed in 1979 as an awarding body with charitable status. NEBOSH offers a comprehensive range of globally-recognised, qualifications designed to meet the health, safety and environmental management needs of all places of work.


OPITO is a global leader in standards, competence and skills for the oil and gas industry.They strive to develop technical and safety training standards which will act as the oil and gas industry benchmarks and provide best practice guidance and quality assurance for standards and competence management.