Mineral Activities Approval - Tasmania


You will require approval to conduct any of the following activities:

  • conduct percussion or diamond drilling operations
  • conduct boring operations
  • conduct geological investigations
  • conduct works under a geological investigations approval
  • collect fossils from a declared fossil site
  • disturb, collect or remove speleothems (mineral deposits in caves)
  • fossick, prospect, explore or carry out mining activities in an area of geological significance
  • carry out, or cause to carry out, an aerial geophysical survey.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Mineral Activities Approval - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Mineral Resources Development Act 1995 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Mineral Resources Regulations 2016 TAS

Administering agency

Department of State Growth

Mineral Resources Tasmania

Contact details

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


Mineral Resources Tasmania

Department of State Growth

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 03 6165 4800
Fax: 03 6173 0222
Email: info@mrt.tas.gov.au
Website: Mineral Resources Tasmania (Opens in new window)