You can apply online through MyMinesOnline on the Business and Industry Portal or using a hard-copy form. You can also apply through a call for tenders.
Generally, a petroleum lease cannot be granted until an environmental authority is issued. To obtain an environmental authority, contact the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.
A security may be required, along with the first year's annual rent for the petroleum lease, by the Minister administering the Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004.