Miscellaneous Purposes Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence to conduct mining operations for miscellaneous purposes.

This licence enables the holder of a mining tenement to undertake ancillary works outside the tenement boundary, such as establishing an operating plant, drainage, or disposal of overburden or waste material.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to 21 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Mining Fee Schedule - PDF (Opens in new window)

Application process


You must submit alongside your completed licence application a management plan specifying your intended activities.

Administering agency

Department for Energy and Mining

Mineral Resources 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:


Mineral Resources Division

Department for Energy and Mining

South Australia
Operating address: Level 4
11 Waymouth Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 320
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8463 3000
Fax: 08 8463 6518
Email: DEM.minerals@sa.gov.au