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Mines online and tenure enquiry reports

About Mines online

Mines online is an initiative of the Department of Natural Resources and Mines to improve regulatory and other approval processes for mining and petroleum.

Application status tracking

Application status tracking is available for exploration permits for minerals or coal (EPMs and EPCs) where the application:

  • was made after 1 January 2010
  • is under assessment
  • has been decided in the last 30 days.

You must have a QDEX login to access this feature.

For more information about this feature, download this factsheet (PDF, 120 kB).

Note: If a status report isn't available for the permit requested, try running a public enquiry report instead.

Request a tenure enquiry report

Lodge notices of entry online

The notices of entry are available for the Petroleum Act 1923, Mineral Resources Act 1989, Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004, Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2009, Geothermal Energy Act 2010, Geothermal Exploration Act 2004.

Lodge petroleum notices online

How do I lodge a notice?

To lodge an entry notice, you will need:

  • A QDEX account
  • A valid email address. Mines Online will send you confirmation of your lodgement
  • A valid combination of tenure type and a granted tenure number
  • Land owner/occupier details
  • Land parcel - Lot/Plan details
  • Full description of activities to be undertaken
  • Details of when activities are to be undertaken.

To lodge online a notice of intention to drill a well or bore or a notice of completion, alteration or abandonment of a well or bore, you will need:

  • A QDEX account
  • A valid email address. Mines Online will send you confirmation of your lodgement
  • A valid combination of tenure type and a granted tenure number
  • A valid operator name. The operator is nominated by the principal holder of the petroleum authority in which the petroleum well or water bore was drilled. Mines online contains an extensive list of operator names. If the company or person you are engaging with is not on the list please contact the Mines Online support team for assistance on +61 7 3199 8133.

How do I request a public enquiry report?

To receive a pubic enquiry report for a tenure you will need:

  • a valid email address
  • a valid combination of a current tenure type and tenure number.

Tenure maps are available through the Interactive Resource and Tenures Maps or are available through the department for a fee.

How do I access Mines online?

Further information

Application user guides available for all applications from the mines online help page.

For further information please contact the Mines Online support team during office hours:
Office hours: 8:30am-4:30pm (Australian eastern standard time) Monday-Friday excluding public holidays
Email: mines_online@dnrm.qld.gov.au
Phone: +61 7 3199 8133

Disclaimer
The mines online and tenure enquiry reports website is provided by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines to allow electronic lodgement of applications, notices and to obtain tenure enquiry information. The site is an independent application and is not in any way affiliated with other entities using the words 'mines online' in connection with their services including PCF Mines Online Pty Ltd.



Last updated 6 January 2014

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