Offshore Minerals Works Licence - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this licenec if you intend to undertake operations over blocks in an offshore area directly associated with your Offshore Minerals Exploration Licence, Retention Licence or Mining Licence.

For example, it is required if you intend to build and operate a wharf or jetty or other associated infrastructure.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You must hold either an Offshore Minerals Exploration Licence, Offshore Minerals Retention Licence or Offshore Minerals Mining Licence.

Your application must:

  • Include details of the activities you propose to carry out; and
  • Be accompanied by a map that shows the proposed location of the activities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the licence, but not exceeding 5 years. This licence may be renewed.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication

$3 000. Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

RenewRenewal$600.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for an Offshore Minerals Works Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Resources
Offshore Resources

Act(s) name

Offshore Minerals Act 1994 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Offshore Minerals (Fees) Regulations 1994 (Australian Government)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Resources
Offshore Resources


Operating address:
Industry House
10 Binara Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9839
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62437000
Offshore.Minerals@industry.gov.au

Supporting information

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