Legislation & regulations

Imported materials management guidelines

New extractive industries regulations commence on 26 January 2020. This page is being reviewed and may require updates.

This guideline provides practical guidance to mine and quarry operators for managing materials imported into sites for rehabilitation and/or materials recycling. The guideline lists the permissible uses of materials, respective regulators and management requirements.

This guideline can be used by:

  • quarry operators who hold a current work authority and import or may import materials for use or development to a location within the work authority
  • mine operators that hold a current mining licence and import materials from offsite.

Page last updated: 22 Oct 2019