Mineral Activities Approval - Tasmania


You will need 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.

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.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.


Act(s) name

Mineral Resources Development Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Mineral Resources Regulations 2016 Tasmania

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.