Code of Practice for Mineral Exploration - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to conduct mineral exploration in Victoria. This code is based on the principle that well-planned and managed exploration should have little or no lasting impact on the environment and pose minimal disruption to land users and communities.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 VIC

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Earth Resources

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Earth Resources

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address: Level 15
1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Mailing address: Earth Resources Information Centre
GPO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Other: 13 61 86
Website: Earth Resources (Opens in new window)