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Mining, exploration and petroleum

Tenure reforms
Reforms to the resources tenure framework.

ResourcesQ is a 30-year strategic vision to drive growth and jobs in Queensland's resources sector.

Modernising Queensland Resources Acts (MQRA) Program
Streamlining existing legislation with a single, common Act governing all resource tenure.

Coal, gas and other resources
Including petroleum, minerals, gemstones, fossicking and quarry materials

Land access
Lodge forms online, tenure types and reports, forms and fees, landholder information, native title and environmental issues

Tenure, fees, royalties and rents
Lodge forms online, tenure types and reports, forms and fees

Native Title
Native Title Services supports Exploration and Mining Industry access to land in Queensland subject to native title and Aboriginal interests.

Exploration opportunities
Land release areas, call for tenders (including cash bidding), Guide to investing in Queenland, resource industry ambassadors

Maps, data, statistics and publications
Includes interactive resource data, Qld Government Mining Journal, educational resources

Technical services and training
Mine safety testing and training, consulting services

Legislation, policy and planning
Land use and planning, policies and acts administered by the Department

Fossicking in Queensland
Fossickers require a fossickers licence. Read about seeking permission to fossick and how to minimise risks or dangers while fossicking.

Small scale mining in Queensland
Information for explorers and miners involved in the small scale mining activities in Queensland.

Last updated 16 March 2015