Step 1. Check ground availability - General purpose lease


TENGRAPH® Online is the department’s mapping system, displaying the position of Western Australian mining tenements and petroleum titles in relation to other land information.

It gives a current and accurate picture of land under mining tenure and is used to determine ground that is available for mineral exploration.

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A general purpose lease can be applied for by the holder of a current prospecting, exploration,  or retention licence (Sections 49, 69, 70C(6) ). To consolidate granted mining leases or general purpose leases a new mining lease can be applied for by the holder. Conditional surrenders will be required in this instance.

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