Extractive Mineral Lease or Mineral Authority for an Extractive Mineral Lease - Northern Territory

Service summary

An Extractive Mineral Lease allows the holder to extract and remove the extractive mineral, clay or stone specified in the lease document. It is for quarrying rather than removal of minerals on the natural surface of the land.

Service type


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


10 years, can be renewed more than once.


Application Fee: $575 (500 revenue units)
Annual Administration Fee: $230 (200 revenue units)
Annual Rent: $259 per hectare (225 revenue units)

Above fees are GST Exempt.

Advertising Costs: These costs will vary depending on the type of land tenure and location of the application area.
(Revenue Unit is $1.15 in 2017/18)

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industry and Resources
Titles Division

Act(s) name

Mineral Titles Act 2010 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Customer Services Officer

Operating address:
Fifth Floor, Centrepoint Building
50 Smith Street Mall
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address:
GPO Box 4550
Darwin NT 0801






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