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- 28 March 2017 Migrating sand dunes pose potential risks to roads, homes and infrastructure
- 16 March 2017 New 2017 Major Resource Projects map now available
- 16 March 2017 New WA petroleum exploration guideline
- 15 March 2017 DMP releases new Partnership Guidelines
- 14 March 2017 Additional Kalgoorlie forums for the new Mining Proposal Guideline and for small miners/prospectors
- 14 March 2017 New inspector to focus on mental health and wellbeing
- 07 March 2017 MRF rehabilitation works at Pro-Force addressing community concerns
- 01 March 2017 GSWA contribution acknowledged in prestigious science journal
- 24 February 2017 GSWA Open Day showcases cutting edge geoscience
- 24 February 2017 Workshops for new mining proposal guidelines well received
- 21 February 2017 On-line registrations close Wednesday for the 2017 GSWA Open Day
- 20 February 2017 Talking about mental health and wellbeing
Keep up to date with the latest news from the department as well as relevant stories from the resources sector and the Minister for Mines and Petroleum.
Striving to make Western Australia the first choice for responsible development.
Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program Round 15 applications now open.
Consultation is essential to build confidence and trust in DMP as a regulator. Consultation ensures concerns are listened to, understood and where possible or necessary, addressed to ensure responsible and sustainable development of the State’s resources.