Step 1. Check ground availability - Retention Licence


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 retention licence can only be applied for by the holder of a current prospecting licence, exploration licence or mining lease. In respect to prospecting or exploration licences these must be applied for prior to the 10th February 2006.

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