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Resources sector continues to grow


Quarry production exceeded sixty-three million tonnes of sand, rock and gravel in 2019-20 to deliver the material needed to build new homes, hospitals, schools and transport infrastructure.

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Closing soon - Have your say on mine rehabilitation regulations


The feedback period for proposed Declared Mine regulations and an accompanying Regulatory Impact Statement ends at 5pm on Wednesday 17 August.

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Have your say on new regulations to oversee mine rehabilitation


Draft regulations aiming to provide better oversight of Latrobe Valley coal mine rehabilitation are now available for comment.

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Western Victoria minerals applications to open for comment


Communities across the Wimmera, north and east of Hamilton and around Mortlake will be able to have their say on minerals exploration licence applications in their local area in the coming weeks.

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Site works completed at former mine sites near Benambra


Earth Resources Regulation has overseen a range of routine maintenance and annual works at the Waxlip Spur former mine site and nearby tailings storage facility, 19km east of Benambra in East Gippsland.

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Regulator raises the bar to lay foundations for growth


Earth Resources Regulation is supporting Victoria’s resources sector by implementing reforms to reduce end-to-end approval timeframes and costs, while maintaining public and environmental safeguards.

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Victorian Budget update


The Victorian Budget 2022/23 was handed down today, funding includes $7.4 million to search for and develop rare earths and minerals critical to manufacturing renewable energy components and a range of other advanced manufacturing sectors.

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