Mineral title applications and transactions during Christmas and New Year

Special arrangements for online and over-the-counter tenement applications and renewals transactions for the end of year closure.
Date: Thursday, 01 December 2022

The department will close all of its offices, Perth and regional, from Monday 26 December 2022 – Monday 2 January 2023. Normal services will resume on Tuesday, 3 January 2023.

During this period, special arrangements are being implemented to ensure the integrity of the priority provisions for tenement applications and renewals under the Mining Act 1978. These arrangements apply to over-the-counter and online transactions.


Tenement renewals

Letters have been mailed to holders of tenements that expire or are due for renewal during the period 24th December – 2nd January 2023, advising them to submit relevant applications and documents prior to this period. According to departmental records, there are 29 tenement in this category.

Online transactions including tenement applications

During the closure period, online transactions (see screen capture) will not be possible.

  1. Sections 1, 2 and 3 will be disabled (greyed out). Tenement searches and rental payments will still be available.
  2. Section 4 will be disabled. This is to stop incomplete transactions from being processed 4.30pm 23 December 2022.
  3. Section 5, ‘Your cart’ will be cleared (for all affected users) at 4.30pm 23 December 2022.

The changes above will automatically come into effect at 4.30pm 23 December 2022 and revert back 30 December 2022 at 5.00pm.

Over-the-counter hard copy transactions

Hard copy transactions unavailable from Monday 26th Dec to 2 January 2023