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October 24, 2016

Great Australian Bight Research Program

Marine Innovations SA: More than 60 new species have been discovered in the Great Australian Bight as part of one of the largest whole-of-ecosystem studies undertaken in Australian waters. The new discoveries were made during the initial three years of the Great Australian Bight Research Program.

​The $20 million program is a collaboration between BP, CSIRO, the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), the University of Adelaide, and Flinders University. The four-year program aims to provide a whole-of-system understanding of the environmental, economic and social values of the region.

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October 11, 2016

Great Australian Bight remains a very promising exploration project

APPEA: The resource potential of the Great Australian Bight remains significant and the economic and energy benefits of developing those resources will be substantial.

​Success in the Bight would ease Australia’s reliance on imported oil and deliver South Australia much needed new investments and jobs.

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September 16, 2016

APPEA Says Great Australian Bight Exploration Vital for Jobs, Investments

Rigzone – Energy News: The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association warns that banning exploration in the Great Australian Bight will have adverse impact on jobs and investments.

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September 1, 2016

Petroleum Exploration in the Great Australian Bight

Government of South Australia – Dept of State Development: Petroleum exploration in the Great Australian Bight (GAB) region has been undertaken without reported or identified environmental harm since the late 1960s.

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September 16, 2015

Great Australian Bight Deepwater Marine Program

CSIRO: CSIRO, in partnership with Chevron Australia, is conducting an integrated field research program targeting unexplored deepwater regions in the Great Australian Bight.

​The Great Australian Bight represents one of Australia’s most prospective frontier hydrocarbon exploration regions, however it remains largely unexplored.

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