You will need this lease if you intend to construct infrastructure relating to mining production activities in onshore areas of Western Australia for one of the following purposes:
- erecting, placing and operating machinery in connection with mining operations
- depositing or treating minerals or tailings obtained from any land
- using the land for any other specified purpose directly connected with mining operations.
The maximum area you may be granted under a general purpose lease is 10 hectares, unless the agency is satisfied that a larger area of land is necessary. A general purpose lease is limited to 15 metres below the lowest part of the natural surface of the land.