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In response to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Earth Resources Regulation office at 1 Spring Street will be closed to the public until further notice.

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In response to changes in the media landscape, Earth Resources Regulation has made changes to help communities have a continued say in local minerals development through the release of a new engagement guideline.

Earth Resources Regulation media release 4 May 2020

Earth Resources Regulation has put temporary measures in place to help quarry and mine operators who need to adjust their operations to continue supply of critical resources while restrictions are in place to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Earth Resources Regulation will work with operators to prioritise and expedite approvals needed to enable you to address impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and respond to market demand.

Earth Resources Regulation will fast-track the approval process for works to supply critical material for infrastructure projects at a time when businesses are facing additional pressure.

Minister for Resources media release 22 May 2020

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