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Arkaroola Protection Area

Download map (.pdf)

Proclamations

Mining (Reservation from Act) Proclamation 2011 (page 2 of .pdf 38.1kb, external site)
and
Opal Mining (Reservation from Act) Proclamation 2011 (page 3 of .pdf 38.1kb, external site)

Acts

Mining Act 1971 (external site)

Opal Mining Act 1995 (external site)

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:

  • Part 4 - Prospecting for minerals
  • Part 5 - Exploration licence
  • Part 6 - Mining leases
  • Part 6A - Retention leases
  • Part 8 - Miscellaneous purposes licence; and 
  • Part 8A - Special mining enterprises

and from the following parts of the Opal Mining Act 1995:

  • Part 2 - Precious stones prospecting permits; and
  • Part 3 - Precious stones tenements