Works Licence (Offshore Minerals) - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to conduct mineral exploration and/or production activities in NSW's offshore area.

A works licence is required if you intend to conduct any related activities in areas outside of a current offshore exploration, retention or mining licence you hold. The proposed work must be directly connected to the activities authorised under your current licence.

NSW's offshore area extends to three nautical miles from the coastal baseline. If you intend to undertake exploration activities outside this area, you will need to apply for a licence under Commonwealth legislation.

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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • hold an offshore exploration, retention or mining licence
  • provide details of the activities you propose to carry out
  • provide a map showing the location of the activities
  • submit the relevant application form
  • pay the required fee.

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Works Licence (Offshore Minerals) - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment
Division of Resources and Energy
Mineral Resources

Act(s) name

Offshore Minerals Act 1999 (New South Wales)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Planning and Environment
Division of Resources and Energy
Mineral Resources


Operating address:
516 High Street
Maitland, New South Wales 2320
Mailing address:
PO Box 344
Hunter Regional Mail Centre
NSW 2310

Phone:

02 4931 6666

Toll Free:

1300 736 122

Fax:

02 4931 6790
minres.webcoordinator@industry.nsw.gov.au

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