Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence (EL007254)

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 – Section 15(5)
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2019 – Regulation 22(1) and Schedule 1

1. Name and address of applicant(s):

Tawel Exploration Pty Ltd
Level 7, 19 Grenfell Street, ADELAIDE SA 5000

2. Contact details of applicant for map and other information requests:

Telephone: Rick Pobjoy - 1300 646 100  

3. Applicant’s website
Further information about this application is available at the following website:

4. Details of the application:

Application Number: EL007254

Locality of the land to which the application relates:
20km west of Edenhope and approximately 100 km west south west of Horsham

Approximate area of application (Graticular Sections): 704 grats, 677 km2

Date of the application: 25 May 2020

Outline of the proposed program of work:
Year 1 - Collection of existing data and/or drill core available to verify the method of mineralisation proposed within the application area. Review of the literature describing the
occurrences of this type of mineralisation and its economic exploitation.
Year 2 - Should future higher impact exploration activities be planned such as exploration drilling, it will involve a submission of a low impact exploration plan or work plan to Earth
Resources Regulation, detailed rehabilitation plans, and monitoring and auditing. Throughout the exploration planning process, Tawel Exploration Pty Ltd will consult with individual land holders and the broader community and provide information on planned exploration activities and allow opportunities for feedback to be incorporated into the planning process.
Year 2 - Drilling and sampling to provide samples for analysis to determine whether economic concentrations of the mineralisation can be identified.
Year 3 - Drilling and sampling to provide samples for analysis at a density sufficient to establish a mineral resource estimate for this type of mineralisation.

Term applied for: 3 years.

5. Objections or Comments:

Any person may object or comment to a licence being granted by:
(a) putting the objection or comment in writing; and
(b) including the grounds on which it is made.

Objections or comments must be lodged within 21 days after the latest date on which the application was advertised and can be lodged online or posted to:

The Minister for Resources,
c/- Manager Licensing, Earth Resources Regulation,
GPO Box 4509,

It is recommended that objections or comments are lodged online to ensure timely consideration:

Enquiries can be made by writing to the Manager Licensing at the above address or by phoning the Earth Resources Information Centre on
1300 366 356.

6. Other Statutory Requirements:

(a) Subject to other requirements being satisfied, an exploration licence, if granted, entitles the holder of the licence to explore and search for minerals in the relevant land, but does not entitle the holder to undertake mining.

(b) Further information regarding the requirements that must be complied with prior to work being undertaken is available on the department’s Community & Land Use page.

Map of the license application area for EL007254

Page last updated: 24 Feb 2021