Engagement and Compliance
Department of Natural Resources, Mines & Energy
Presentation Time: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Presentation Date: Thursday 17 October 2019
Presentation Topic: Community engagement in frontier resource basins. Learn about DNRME’s early engagement activities to facilitate resource exploration and development.
Dr Steve Ward is currently a Director in Geo-resources within the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy. Steve oversees teams focused on resource community engagement, enquiry and complaint management, and compliance across petroleum and gas, minerals and coal sectors state-wide. Steve has worked for State Government in community engagement and compliance around resources for almost a decade; much of it centred on land access in the petroleum and gas sector. Earlier in his career, Steve spent several years working in environmental consultancy on a wide range of environmental projects across Queensland and the United Kingdom, and has also worked within academia.