Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence (EL007393)

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):

Ballarat Goldfields Pty Ltd
C/- Austwide Mining Title Management Pty Ltd
Unit 6, 42 Dellamarta Road, Wangara, WA 6065

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

Telephone Number: 08 9309 0400

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

4. Details of the application:

Application Number: EL007393

Locality of the land to which the application relates: In the location of Dunolly, 34km north east of Avoca, 18km north of Maryborough.

Approximate area of application (Graticular Sections): 7 Grats / 21km2

Date of the application: 1 September 2020

Outline of the proposed program of work:
For the first two years, low impact field exploration is planned to include historical research, database compilation, field mapping and rock chipping with minimal impact on the environment. Should future higher impact exploration activities be planned such as exploration drilling, it will involve a submission of a work plan to Earth Resources Regulation, detailed rehabilitation plans, and monitoring and auditing. Throughout the exploration planning process, Ballarat Goldfields 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..

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 EL007392 and EL007393

Page last updated: 09 Sep 2020