Offshore Mineral Special Purpose Consent - South Australia

Service summary

Persons or companies wishing to explore and take samples of minerals in coastal waters for the purpose of scientific investigation, a reconnaissance survey or the collection of small amounts of minerals must obtain a Special Purpose Consent.

A reconnaissance survey is the exploration of an area to work out whether the area is sufficiently promising to justify more detailed exploration under an Exploration Licence.

Coastal waters are the first three nautical miles of the territorial sea from the baseline (the low water mark).

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Please confirm Fee at time of Application.

Administering agency

Department of State Development
Mineral Resources Division

Act(s) name

Offshore Minerals Act 2000 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Offshore Minerals Regulations 2002 (South Australia)

Contact details

Mining Registrar


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

Phone:

0884633097

Fax:

0884636518
DSD.minerals@sa.gov.au

Website:

http://minerals.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/contacts Opens in a new browser window

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