Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence (EL007241)

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):

Minerva Resources Pty Ltd,
6/611 Hay Street, Jolimont WA 6014

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

Telephone No – 0417 006777
Email –

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

4. Details of the application:

Application Number: EL007241

Locality of the land to which the application relates: Mansfield, Victoria.

Approximate area of application: 489 km2

Date of the application: 18 June 2020

Outline of the proposed program of work:
The nature of the proposed exploration program to which the application relates: Historical research, mapping and 3D modelling. All exploration is deemed low-impact.

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 statutory requirements being satisfied, a retention licence, if granted, entitles the holder of the licence to retain rights to a mineral resource, and explore and carry out other work to establish the economic viability of mining, but does not entitle the holder to undertake mining.

(b) Further information regarding the statutory requirements that must be complied with prior to work being undertaken on a licence, including landowner and occupier consent requirements, is available on the Department's Internet site.

Map of the license application area for EL007241

Page last updated: 02 Jul 2020