Legislation & regulations

Native Title Public Notices

The Department is currently considering the following minerals licence applications.

Exploration Licences (EL)

If these licences are granted, the licensees will be permitted to explore for minerals on the specified land for the term of the licence, and to apply for two renewals of up to five years.

Retention Licences (RL)

If these licences are granted, the licensees will be permitted to explore for minerals on the specified land, or reserve the land for future mining or exploration for the term of the licence, and to apply for one renewal of up to ten years.

Becoming a native title party

Further information about becoming a native title party is available from the National Native Title Tribunal, Melbourne Registry, on 03 8638 6700 or by visiting the National Native Title Tribunal website.

For more information, contact Earth Resources Regulation.

This notice is given by the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions on behalf of the Minister for Resources in accordance with Section 29 (3) of the Commonwealth Native Title Act 1993. The Department can be contacted at GPO Box 4509, Melbourne, VIC 3001.

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Persons have until 4 August 2022 to take steps to become native title parties in relation to these licence applications. The notification date under Section 30 of the Native Title Act 1993 is 4 May 2022.


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL006713

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APPLICANT: Mercator Gold Australia Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 2km southwest of Creswick

NEAREST ROAD: Midland Highway

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TERM: 5 years

AREA: 62.2km2

MUNICIPALITY: Ballarat, Hepburn, Moorabool


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007430

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APPLICANT: Dart Mining NL

LOCATION: 2km east of Buchan

NEAREST ROADS: Buchan-Orbost Road, Gelantipy Road

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TERM: 5 years

AREA: 453.8km2

MUNICIPALITIES: East Gippsland


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007435

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APPLICANT: Dart Mining NL

LOCATION: 25km east of Buchan

NEAREST ROADS: Buchan-Orbost Road, Yalmy Road

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TERM: 5 years

AREA: 456km2

MUNICIPALITY: East Gippsland


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007486

Map of EL007486 Centre MGA Co-ord 578125E 5843514N Z55 Centre 100k map 8422

APPLICANT: Mercator Gold Australia Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 19km west oF Buchan

NEAREST ROAD: Great Alpine Road

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TERM: 5 years

AREA: 318.4km2

MUNICIPALITY: East Gippsland


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007707

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APPLICANT: Basin Minerals Holdings Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 7km southwest of Bruthen

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NEAREST ROAD: Great Alpine Road

TERM: 5 years

AREA: 112.1km2

MUNICIPALITY: East Gippsland


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007711

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APPLICANT: Saudi Australian Exploration Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 17km northwest of Casterton

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NEAREST ROAD: Dodorong Road

TERM: 5 years

AREA: 272.4km2

MUNICIPALITY: West Wimmera, Glenelg


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007748

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APPLICANT: Loddon Gold Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 11km southwest of Buninyong

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NEAREST ROAD: Lukes Road

TERM: 5 years

AREA: 28.6km2

MUNICIPALITY: Golden Plains


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007754

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APPLICANT: Dart Mining NL

LOCATION: 5km southwest of Eskdale

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NEAREST ROAD: Omeo Highway

TERM: 5 years

AREA: 88.0km2

MUNICIPALITY: Indigo, Towong


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007756

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APPLICANT: Red Rock Australasia Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 9km southwest of Buninyong

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NEAREST ROAD: Buninyong-Mount Mercer Road

TERM: 5 years

AREA: 10.3km2

MUNICIPALITY: Golden Plains


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007784

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APPLICANT: Kali Metals Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 21km northeast of Tallangatta

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NEAREST ROAD: Murray Valley Highway

TERM: 5 years

AREA: 32.6km2

MUNICIPALITIES: Towong


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007786

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APPLICANT: Kali Metals Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 11km southeast of Tallangatta

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NEAREST ROADS: Omeo Highway

TERM: 5 years

AREA: 473.0km2

MUNICIPALITY: Towong


TENEMENT NUMBER: EL007787

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APPLICANT: Kali Metals Pty Ltd

LOCATION: 3km east of Tallangatta

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NEAREST ROADS: Murray Valley Highway, Omeo Highway

TERM: 5 years

AREA: 333.5km2

MUNICIPALITIES: Towong

Page last updated: 04 May 2022