Latrobe Valley coal mine rehabilitation

Yallourn and Loy Yang Rehabilitation

The Victorian Government has secured a minimum seventeen-year mine rehabilitation guarantee with the operators of the Yallourn and Loy Yang coal mines in the Latrobe Valley.

To allow for this rehabilitation, the licences for Yallourn and Loy Yang have been extended to 2051 and 2065 respectively.

Read the Minister's media release. Further information on the rehabilitation of Yallourn and Loy Yang is available below:

Fact sheet

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Annual Rehabilitation Reporting

The government has asked the operators of the coal mines to publicly report on their mine rehabilitation progress by 30 September each year.

The reports address the following matters:

  • The area of rehabilitation completed in the reporting period,
  • The cumulative area rehabilitated since mining commenced, and
  • A map showing worked areas, areas cumulatively rehabilitated and areas rehabilitated in the reporting period.



Page last updated: 06 Jan 2021