This approval is required to mine for a mineral or minerals not specified in the mining lease OR to use land for a purpose not specified in the lease.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
a substance which normally occurs naturally as part of the earth''s crust or is dissolved or suspended in water within or upon the earth''s crust and includes a substance which may be extracted from such a substance. The term includes: clay when used for its ceramic properties, kaolin and bentonite; hydrocarbons and other substances or matter occurring in association with shale or coal and necessarily mined, extracted, produced or released by or in connection with mining or shale or coal or for the purpose of enhancing the safety of current or future mining operations for coal or the extraction or production of mineral oil therefrom; limestone when used for its chemical properties; marble; mineral oil or gas extracted or produced from shale or coal by in situ processes; peat; salt, including brine; shale from which mineral oil may be extracted or produced; silica, including silica sand, when used for its chemical properties; rock mined in block or slab for building purposes. The term does not include living matter; petroleum within the meaning of the Petroleum Act 1923; soil, sand, gravel or rock (other than rock mined in block or slab form for building purposes) to be used or to be supplied for use as such, whether intact or in broken form; or water.
The applicant must have a mining lease.
This approval cannot be transferred to another tenure.
This approval remains in effect for the term of the lease and any renewal of that term.
You can obtain this approval by writing a letter and submitting with a completed Application to amend an environmental authority to your regional or district office.
Department of Natural Resources and Mines
Mining and Petroleum Operations
Mineral Resources Act 1989 (Queensland)
The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service
(ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance
To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments
make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the
information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.
The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice,
nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained,
the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain
appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material
provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.
To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments,
their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including
without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information
which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences
of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon