Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence (EL007620)

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):

Eastern Victoria Gold Exploration Pty Ltd
1503/80 Lorimer Street, DOCKLANDS, VIC 3008

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

Telephone: +61 431 382 217

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

4. Details of the application:

Application Number: EL007620

Locality of the land to which the application relates:
8km east of Yea and 8km west of Alexandra in north-eastern Victoria.

Approximate area of application (Graticular Sections): 59 grats

Date of the application: 26 May 2021

Outline of the proposed program of work:
This application is to be explored for Intrusion-Related Gold deposits. It is proposed that deposits of this type were ignored in previous prospecting eras, possibly owing to the depth of exploration required to locate them. Proposed work includes a LiDAR survey, review of all previous exploration including geophysical data, stream sediment sampling, follow-up soil sampling, ground magnetic surveys, drilling of outlined targets. 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 highlighting the exploration licence application area

Map of the license application area for EL007620

Page last updated: 08 Jun 2021