Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence (EL007481)

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):

Torrens Gold Exploration Pty Ltd
Level 11 London House, 216 St Georges Terrace,
PERTH WA, 6000

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

Telephone: 03 9553 4696

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

4. Details of the application:

Application Number: EL007481

Locality of the land to which the application relates:
Covers portion of the Puckapunyal Military Area, which extends northwards and westwards from Puckapunyal to approximately 2km south of Graytown and 10 km east of Heathcote in northern Central Victoria, a small area to the west, near Costerfield South.

Approximate area of application (Graticular Sections): 447 grats

Date of the application: 26 March 2021

Outline of the proposed program of work:
Torrens Gold Exploration is exploring for disseminated, sulphidic, quartz-poor stockwork bodies that contain gold-arsenic-antimony mineralisation, similar to those of the Fosterville and Nagambie mines further to the northwest and the northeast. Proposed work includes low impact field exploration including geological mapping, geochemical sampling and geophysical surveying. If warranted by results, drilling may be conducted subject to a Work Plan approval. Community engagement is to be undertaken through all stages of exploration.

Term applied for: 5 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 EL007481

Page last updated: 08 Apr 2021