New tools will help rural landholders negotiate with mineral explorers searching for evidence of gold, copper and other valuable metals on private land.
Earth Resources Regulation has granted an authority to drill from onshore to explore for more gas off the south west coast.
Jane Burton from the department’s Resources branch recently won the Exceptional Woman category at the Victorian Women in Resources Awards.
The search is underway for a new Mining Warden. An interim Mining Warden will be appointed shortly, while the selection process for a new warden takes place.
All that glitters may not be gold but when it comes to public, media and investor interest in Victoria’s exploration and mining industry, there’s one mineral that shines out.
Community Advisor Grants will enable the Glenaladale community to access expertise and contribute to the Environment Effects Statement (ESS) process of the proposed Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project.
The You Yangs Regional Park has been declared a mining free zone thanks to additional protections being placed over the landmark hills, just north of Geelong.