Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence (EL007335)

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):

Victoria Goldfields Pty Ltd.,
174 Pearcedale Rd, Pearcedale, Victoria 3912.

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

Telephone Number: 0447 677 530

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

4. Details of the application:

Application Number: EL007335

Locality of the land to which the application relates:
approximately 2km south west of Tongio West.

Approximate area of application (Graticular Sections): 7 Km2

Date of the application: 14 July 2020

Outline of the proposed program of work:
Data collection and assessment including reprocessing of Aeromagnetics and Gravity images for integration into geological mapping and modelling. Rock chip and grab sampling undertaken in conjunction with the field mapping. Geological modelling. Assessment delineation of high-priority exploration targets and accompanying proposed drilling program. Detailed summary report highlighting important predictive geological framework, major structural controls, and targets.

Term applied for: 5 years.

5. Objections:

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

Objections 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 2392,

It is recommended that objections 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 EL007335

Page last updated: 14 Sep 2020