You will require this lease if you intend to conduct mining production activities in Western Australia's onshore areas. You would ordinarily apply for this lease for an area over which you already hold an exploration permit.
If you already hold an exploration permit you may might for a Mining Lease when the exploration stage has reached a level of maturity; the ground remains prospective; and a resource has been discovered that is able to be developed commercially.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this lease you must:
- Submit a mining proposal; or
- Provide a statement setting out information required by the Agency, including when the mining will commence, the likely method of mining, and the location and area of the land required for activities associated with the mining operations; and
- Submit a mineralisation report prepared by a qualified person.
You must also:
- Submit any required forms;
- Pay the required rent for the first year of the term of the lease; and
- Pay the required application fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Minerals and Mining
Mining Act 1978 (Western Australia)
Mining Regulations 1981 (Western Australia)
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