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Exploration Release Areas
Applicants can submit an application for a corresponding licence within the published 5 day time frame for areas identified for release upon the expiry, surrender, partial surrender or cancellation of an exploration licence.
New section Areas previously held by DMITRE
Exploration licence applications over some areas previously held by DMITRE will be considered within published 5 day time frames.
Exploration licence applications
Areas for which the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy proposes to grant Exploration Licences (includes applicant, location, pastoral lease and plan and coordinates for download)
Mining proposals open for public comment
Mining proposals may include applications for mineral leases, extractive mineral leases, retention leases and miscellaneous purposes licences. Public comment is invited on documents submitted in support of the application describing the type of operation proposed and the measures to be undertaken to rehabilitate the land.