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Resources Development Contacts


Anthony Hurst
Executive Director Earth Resources Development Division
T: + 61 3 9027 4470

Coal Resources Victoria

Jane Burton
Director Coal Resources
T: +61 3 5160 9004

Minerals Development Victoria

Andrew Fenlon
Director Minerals Development Victoria
T: +61 3 9027 4450

Geological Survey of Victoria

Paul McDonald
Director Geological Survey of Victoria
T: +61 3 9027 4438

Earth Resources Information Centre

Address: Level 15, 1 Spring Street, Melbourne, 3000
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm (excluding public holidays)
T: 1300 366 356

Postal address:
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Earth Resources Information Centre
GPO Box  2392
Melbourne VIC 3001

The following activities are handled by the Earth Resources Information Centre:

  • Lodgement of applications for mineral licences and renewals
  • General inquiries about mining and exploration in Victoria

Earth Resources General Enquiries

For all other enquiries, you can contact us by post or in person at our office locations across Victoria.

In person

Earth Resources Regulation Contacts

If you can't find the Earth Resources Regulation contact details you are after please visit the Earth Resources contact page.

Earth Resources Incident Reporting

All incidents must be notified to the Department in accordance with the relevant Regulations. During business hours, please contact the relevant manager. At all other times, please contact our dedicated incident mobile number 0419 597 010. 

Objecting to a Licence Application

If you wish to object to an application for a licence you may do so online or in writing within 21 days after the latest date on which the application was advertised.  To register your objection online, please ensure you state the licence application number and the grounds on which your objection is made, in order for your objection to be considered.

Register your objection


If you have a complaint about any earth resources activities regulated by this department, please complete and submit our complaints form on the link below. If you wish to remain anonymous you must provide at least one means of communication.

Complaints form

Authorised Officer conduct

Submit feedback about the conduct of an Authorised Officer or Inspector here.