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South Australia possesses a wealth of minerals which are the property of the Crown.
Exploration and mining cannot be undertaken either on Crown or private land unless in accordance with the provisions of the following acts and regulations:
See the Legislation page on this website for more information about the provisions of these Acts and Regulations
DMITRE's Mineral Resources Division is responsible for a wide range of access, legislation and administrative roles that are critical within the South Australian exploration and mining industry.
These responsibilities include:
DMITRE is committed to the principles of effective and efficient regulation outlined in the regulatory framework and policy statement.
Depending on the nature and location of the tenement, approvals and/or consultation may be required pursuant to legislation covering environmental, planning and Aboriginal issues.