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Work plan guidelines for exploration licences

New mineral industries regulations commence on 1 July 2019. This page is being reviewed and may require updates.

Cover for the Preparation of Work Plans and Work Plan Variations - Guideline for Mining ProjectsPreparation of Work Plans and Work Plan Variations - Guideline for Mineral Exploration Projects provides guidance on the preparation of work plans, work plan variations, and work plan notifications for mineral exploration projects to meet the requirements of the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 and associated regulations.

The guideline has been developed in consultation with industry and includes information on when a work plan or variation is required, what content is required, and the steps for seeking approval.

If you have any questions regarding the preparation of your work plan, contact us.

Download the guidelines below.

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Page last updated: 01 Jul 2019