Opal Development Lease - South Australia


An Opal Development Lease is a short term prospecting lease and may be up to a maximum of 40 000 square metres in area. Special conditions apply.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Must be the holder of Precious Stones Prospecting Permit.


3 months (not renewable).


2019-2020 fees:
$98.00 Application fee.

Credit card, cheque or cash.

Act(s) name

Opal Mining Act 1995 South Australia

Administering agency

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:

Opal Mining Registrar

Operating address: TAFE Building
Hutchison Street
Coober Pedy SA 5723
Mailing address: DSD - Coober Pedy Office
PO Box 475
Coober Pedy SA 5723
Phone: 0886725800
Fax: 0886725788
Email: cooberpedyadministration@sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.minerals.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/contacts (Opens in new window)