• Exploration reporting

    All title holders in NSW must submit reports on their exploration activities.

    Go to Exploration reporting

  • Environmental reporting

    All title holders are required to document plans detailing how they will minimise impacts on the environment and undertake progressive and effective rehabilitation of disturbed land.

    Go to Environmental reporting

  • Incident reporting

    Mine operators are required to report an incident or make notifications to the department on a range of matters. Community members can report an alleged breach of any of the Acts we regulate.

    Go to Incident reporting

  • Paying mining royalties

    The collection of mining royalties is based on 'self assessment', which means it is the responsibility of the mining lease holder to calculate and promptly lodge all royalty returns.

    Go to Paying mining royalties

  • Community consultation requirements

    The collection of mining royalties is based on 'self assessment', which means it is the responsibility of the mining lease holder to calculate and promptly lodge all royalty returns.

    Go to Community consultation requirements

  • Drill core submissions

    Upon relinquishing an authority, companies must submit drill core to a Resources and Energy drill core library.

    Go to Drill core libraries and reference collections in the Geoscience section

  • Registration and licensing

    High risk plants must be registered. This includes registering the design of the plant and also the individual plant items. Certain potentially hazardous activities in a coal operation require a licence.

    Go to Safety registration and licensing in the Safety & Health section

For further information
Environmental Sustainability Unit
Phone:
+61 (0)2 4931 6590
Fax:
+61 (0)2 4931 6790 (attn: Environmental Sustainability Unit)
minres.environment@industry.nsw.gov.au
Postal:
Environmental Sustainability Unit, NSW Department of Industry, Resources & Energy Division, PO Box 344 Hunter Region Mail Centre NSW 2310
Office:
516 High Street Maitland NSW 2320 Map
Mine Safety Operations
Phone:
+61 (0)2 4931 6666
Fax:
+61 (0)2 4931 6790
mine.safety@industry.nsw.gov.au
Postal:
Mine Safety, NSW Department of Industry, Resources & Energy, PO Box 344 Hunter Region Mail Centre NSW 2310
Office:
516 High Street Maitland NSW 2320 Map