Notice of Application for an Prospecting Licence (PL007580)

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):

Ethan West
5 Saddle Court, Maiden Gully, VIC, 3551

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

Telephone No – 0418 503 218
Email –

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


4. Details of the application:

Application Number: PL007580

Locality of the land to which the application relates:
Rheola.  Crown Allotment 21, Section 2, Parish of Kangderaar.

Approximate area of application: 4.7 hectares

Date of the application: 22 January 2020

Outline of the proposed program of work:
Excavate, doze and detect alluvial gold.

Term applied for: 7 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 PL007580

Page last updated: 24 Feb 2021