Prospecting Licence - Tasmania

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to prospect on land outside of a declared fossicking area. Permissible fossicking activities include:

  • the collection of rock, mineral, water or soil samples by hand
  • mapping of the area of land to which the licence relates
  • the use of hand-held instruments to take geological measurements.

This permit does not allow the use of mechanical machinery, explosives, sluices, trommels and motorised pumps during prospecting activities. Other rules apply, please check with the Agency for further details.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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.

Duration

Up to 5 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $31.60 Prospecting licence.
Apply Application All $221.20

Group prospecting licence.

Apply Licence All -

Royalties and other fees may apply as regulated.

Other resources

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.

Enquiries

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)