About this website

How to use this website

Who this site is for

hydraulicfracturing.wa.gov.au is for people who need to learn about the implementation of the Government’s response to the Independent Scientific Panel Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation in Western Australia.

Providing access to everyone is important to us. This includes people with disabilities, older people, people who can’t use or struggle with digital services, people living in remote locations and people using alternative online technologies such as mobile devices.

The website aims to meet the Government of Western Australia’s preferred accessibility standards. Please read our accessibility page for more information. The website has also been designed for usability with a mobile first approach to ensure the service is accessible on the platforms and devices you choose.

Finding information and accessing services

This website is designed to help you find what you’re looking for quickly and easily.

When you search using the search bar you will be presented with information registered on this site.


Functionality icons

We use the following icons to help you use the website functions and explain what action you can take:

When you see this icon it means you can search for information:

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Chevron markers are used across the website to help you navigate through the content:

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When you see this icon is means the link will open in a new browser window.

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You can use your browser functions to print, save or share a page.

Additional mobile icons

As well as the icons displayed above, when you view the website on your mobile device you will also see the following icons:

When you see this icon it means there is a menu which you can expand:

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When you see this icon it means you can close a page:

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Time zone

All hours of service are displayed in Western Standard Time unless otherwise indicated.


Over time we will look at how people are using this website and what they are searching for. This will help us to identify where we can add information and services that you need or improve how the information is presented on the website.

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Feedback can be submitted by contacting us.

Page reviewed 12 July 2019