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Approvals and Legislation
Exploration and mining titles in Western Australia are granted in accordance with the Mining Act 1978. The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) administers this Act. A general overview of the mining title approval process is provided in this section, including various requirements specified under the Mining Act legislation. A checklist is included to provide assistance in the preparation and lodgement of a mining tenement application.
Specific Mining Act 1978 forms are included together with current statutory fees and charges.
Mining Act 1978 and the Offshore Minerals Act 2003 legislation can be accessed within this section.
Warden's Court decisions have also been included.
Guidelines to the mineral titles approval process and access to approvals flow charts.
Instructions on how to find a full version of the 1978 Mining Act.
Mining Act 1978 (WA) compliance forms available for download
An overview of Pro Forma Bond documents with the documents available for download.
Information on mining tenements fees and charges.
Details of the Warden's Court and access to previous Warden's Court decisions.