Special Access Authorisation - Victoria

Service summary

This authorisation allows a person to carry out geothermal exploration in the specified area. It does not do authorise a person to make a well or give any rights to geothermal energy within the area.

It is not necessary for the holder of this authorisation to also have an exploration permit, retention lease or an injection and monitoring licence. However, if the area has a current permit, lease or licence holder, a copy of any factual information must be given to them within the prescribed time period.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authority, you must:

  • Apply using the prescribed application form;
  • Describe and precisely identify the area for which the authorisation is sought;
  • Describe the geothermal energy exploration that is sought;
  • Submit details of technical qualifications and advice; and
  • Pay the prescribed fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the authorisation.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Special Access Authorisation - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Energy and Earth Resources

Act(s) name

Greenhouse Gas Geological Sequestration Act 2008 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Greenhouse Gas Geological Sequestration Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Energy and Earth Resources


Operating address:
Level 15
1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Mailing address:
Earth Resources Information Centre
GPO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Other:

13 61 86
customer.service@ecodev.vic.gov.au

Website:

http://www.energyandresources.vic.gov.au/ Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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