Extractive Mineral Lease or Mineral Authority for an Extractive Mineral Lease - Northern Territory


An Extractive Mineral Lease allows the holder to extract and remove the extractive mineral, clay or stone specified in the lease document. It is for quarrying rather than removal of minerals on the natural surface of the land.

Service type


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


10 years, can be renewed more than once.


Application Fee: $5605 (500 revenue units)
Annual Administration Fee: $242 (200 revenue units)
Annual Rent: $272 per hectare (225 revenue units)

Above fees are GST Exempt.

Advertising Costs: These costs will vary depending on the type of land tenure and location of the application area.
(Revenue Unit is $1.21 in 2019/20)

Act(s) name

Mineral Titles Act 2010 Northern Territory

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Titles Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Services Officer

Operating address: Fifth Floor, Centrepoint Building
50 Smith Street Mall
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 4550
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889995322
Fax: 0889817106
Email: titles.info@nt.gov.au
Website: http://www.minerals.nt.gov.au (Opens in new window)