News & Events
- Published in Winter 2013, Volume 110 of the Queensland Government Mining Journal government announces a program to modernise Resources Acts in a 3 staged 3 process.
- Qld, federal govts seek to streamline environmental approvals article in Mining Weekly issue September 2013.
- New GIS Mapping System Link to Mining Journal Article Spring 2013 Vol 111 No. 4
- Legislative Reform - first Bill now underway, announcement made in Mining Journal Spring 2013 Vol 111 No 4. Link to article
- QLD Government Reform Agenda has eliminated a number of assessment processes and released new online functions via MyMinesOnline (MMOL) Link to article in Mining Journal Spring 2013 Vol 111 No. 4
- MyMinesOnline rolling out new systems enabling the online lodgement of forms. Link to article in Mining Journal Autumn 2014, Volume 111 No.2
- New GIS mapping system MinesOnlineMaps now live to registered users. Will replace IRTM (Interactive Resource and Tenure Maps.) GeoResGlobe
- A new online ‘widget’ has been released in SARIG 2020 giving explorers and miners the ability to track the progress of their mineral exploration licence application. Reported in the Mesa Journal Volume 67 December 2012.
- Recent amendments to the Mining Act 1971 have altered the way that expired, surrendered or cancelled mineral exploration licence (EL) areas may be released to industry. In July 2012 DMITRE implemented the exploration release area (ERA) process to apply to areas identified for release pursuant to these amendments.
- August 2013 - Minister for Mineral Resources will be considering Exploration Licence applications over the some areas previously held by DMITRE.
- SA MESA Journal Issue 2 - 2013
- McGowan McGowan Government assists development of new potash projects - 13 December 2018
- New Designated Tenement Contact scheme introduced - Tuesday, 31 May 2016
- Changes to the Mining Act 1978 - Compulsory Partial Surrenders - December 2012
- Annual Environmental Reports (AER's) - From July 1st, 2013 online lodgement will be mandatory for all tenement holders who are required to submit an AER. Hard copies won't be accepted after this date.
- First year license transfer policy to be expanded, article featured in Edition 2 - September 2013 Mineral Titles eNewsletter
- DMP has extended the validity period for Programmes of Work (POWs) from 2 to 4 years. Only applies to new applications, all previous applications, approved prior to the change to the approval letters, are not subject to the 4 year period. Link to Environment eNewsletter