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Arkaroola Protection Area
The Mining (Reservation from Act) Proclamation 2011 under section 8 of the Mining Act 1971 and the Opal Mining (Reservation from Act) Proclamation 2011 under section 4 of the Opal Mining Act 1995 came into operation on 29 July 2011.
Under the proclamations the Arkaroola protection area (an area of land defined in Schedule 1 of the proclamations) is reserved from the operation of the following parts of the Mining Act 1971:
and from the following parts of the Opal Mining Act 1995: