Prospecting Licence - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to prospect on land outside of a declared fossicking area. Permissible fossicking activities include:

  • The collection of rock, mineral, water or soil samples by hand;
  • Mapping of the area of land to which the licence relates; and
  • The use of hand-held instruments to take geological measurements.

This permit does not allow the use of mechanical machinery, explosives, sluices, trommels and motorised pumps during prospecting activities. Other rules apply, please check with the Agency for further details.

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

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

Duration

12 months from issue.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$30.60
Licence

Royalties and other fees may apply as regulated.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services
Mineral Resources Tasmania

Act(s) name

Mineral Resources Development Act 1995 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Mineral Resources Regulations 2016 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services
Mineral Resources Tasmania


Operating address:
30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address:
PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018

Phone:

03 61654800

Fax:

03 62338338
info@mrt.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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