Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence EL006714

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)

Alluvial Mining Pty Ltd
71 Royal Avenue
Sandringham VIC 3191

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

Spencer Sherwood
Telephone – 0422 680 000
Email –

3. Applicant’s website (see notes)

Further information about this application is available at Alluvial Mining and Earth Resources licence applications.

4. Details of the application

Application number: EL006714

Locality of the land to which the application relates: Extending from approximately 20 km northeast of Ararat northwards to 2.5 km south of Landsborough and also eastwards to Elmhurst in Western Victoria

Approximate area of the application (Graticular Sections): 116 grats

Date of the application: 4 May 2023

Term the licences are applied for: 5 years

Outline of the proposed programs of work: Alluvial Mining is exploring for Gold and Base Metals. Proposed work includes historical research, mapping, non-invasive electronic sensing, environmentally neutral sampling techniques, costeaning and drilling. Community engagement is to be undertaken through all stages of exploration.

5. Objections and comments

Any person may object or comment to a licence being granted by:

  1. putting the objection or comment in writing; and
  2. 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 Energy and Resources
c/- Manager Licensing, Earth Resources Regulation, PO Box 500, East Melbourne Victoria 8002

It is recommended that objections or comments are lodged via Resource Rights Allocation and Management 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 136 186.

6. Other information

  1. 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.
  2. Further information regarding the requirements that must be complied with prior to work being undertaken is available on the department’s Community and Land Use page.

Map of the license application area for EL006714

Page last updated: 19 May 2023