Miscellaneous Purposes Licence - South Australia

Service summary

This licence enables the holder of a mining tenement to undertake ancillary works outside the tenement boundary, eg establishment of operating plant, drainage, or disposal of overburden or waste material.

Service type


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


Up to 21 years (renewable).


$1,596.00 application
$861.00 advertising component
$1,064.00 assessment component.

credit card, cheque, cash.

Additional information

Miscellaneouos purposes licence application must be accompanied by a management plan specifying the nature and extent of the operations or activity that the applicant proposes to carry out in pursuance of the licence

Administering agency

Department of State Development
Mineral Resources Division

Act(s) name

Mining Act 1971 (South Australia)

Contact details

Mining Registrar

Operating address:
Level 7, 101 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 320
Adelaide SA 5001






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