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  • Improved Management of Exploration Regulation (IMER)

    Information on the IMER reforms that will be phased in from 1 July 2015 and impact on all types of exploration activities

    Go to Improved Management of Exploration Regulation

  • Minimum Standards and Merit Assessment Procedure

    This procedure sets the NSW Government's framework for determining applications to grant, renew, transfer and assess active prospecting titles.

    Go to Minimum Standards and Merit Assessment Procedure

  • Codes of practice

    The Codes of Practice outline mandatory requirements for explorers in the exploration of resources. The Codes are intended to provide upfront information to the industry and the community, and enable industry to adopt a risk-based, best practice approach in meeting requirements.

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  • Guidelines

    The Guidelines are intended to assist explorers in understanding requirements and processes associated with various exploration activities.

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  • Industry FAQs

    The Frequently Asked Questions aim to assist explorers in understanding the Improved Management of Exploration Regulation (IMER) reforms

    Go to Frequently Asked Questions about the reform process

  • Fact sheets and templates

    The following factsheets and templates have been developed to support applications under the Mining Act 1992. Please see Mining Act 1992 forms for more information.

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