You will require this licence if you intend to prospect or explore for minerals. This licence entitles the holder to do this, as well as carry out mining on land covered by the Mineral Prospecting Licence and any other activities that are incidental to mining.
This licence cannot be renewed and the land that is covered by the licence cannot exceed five hectares. This licence extends to the sea bed and its subsoil within the territorial limits of Victorian water.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.