Notice of Application for an Prospecting Licence (PL007805)

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):

Shayne Dixon
29 Bellevue Road, Golden Square 3555

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

Telephone Number: Simon Youds, 0438 790150

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


4. Details of the application:

Application Number: PL007805

Locality of the land to which the application relates:
Approximately 5 km's east of Moliagul and 12.6 km's west of Tarngulla. Corner of Robertsons Lane and Wimmera Highway, Murphys Creek.

Approximate area of application (Hectares): 5 Ha

Date of the application: 12 November 2021

Outline of the proposed program of work:
To shallow excavate and process alluvial gold using an excavator and detectors.

Term applied for: 7 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 highlighting the prospecting licence application area

Map of the license application area for PL007805

Page last updated: 23 Nov 2021