Legislation & regulations

Work plan guidelines for mining licences

Booklet cover for the Preparation of Work Plans and Work Plan Variations - Guideline for Mining ProjectsPreparation of Work Plans and Work Plan Variations - Guideline for Mining Projects provides guidance on the preparation of work plans, work plan variations, and work plan notifications for mining 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.

The guideline  below was updated in December 2020 to include clarification on how the work plan guideline relates to projects that are an outcome of an Environment Effects Statement (EES) process.

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Page last updated: 15 Dec 2020