View notifications of Clearing Permit Applications and Decisions

The Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety advertises clearing permit applications received and decisions made, each week.  Clearing permit applications received are available for public submissions and/or registrations of interest.  Clearing Permit decisions made are available for public appeal.

Submissions or Appeals are to be made within the time period specified in the advertisement.

The weekly advertisements include:

New Applications

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Clearing Permit System Link Related Documents Applicant Project Permit Type Tenure Shire Clearing Purpose Reason for Re-advertising Size (ha) Submission Closing Date

CPS 10631/1

10631/1

Gold Valley Wiluna West Pty Ltd

Wiluna West Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 53/1016, 53/1017, 53/1018, 53/1078, 53/1087, Miscellaneous Licence 53/148

Shire of Wiluna Mineral production and associated activities previously advertised under incorrect company name 1,128.25 ha 02/072024

CPS 10630/1

10630/1

Gold Valley Wiluna West Pty Ltd

Wiluna West Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 53/971, 53/972, 53/1018, 53/1078, Miscellaneous Licence 53/146

Shire of Wiluna

Mineral production and associated activities

previously advertised under incorrect company name

58.01 ha

28/06/2024

CPS 10626/1

10626/1

Alcoa of Australia Limited

Myara North Geotechnical Investigation

Purpose Permit

Alumina Refinery Agreement Act 1961, Mineral Lease 1SA (ML1SA)

Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale

Geotechnical Investigations and Associated Activities

  20 ha

21/06/2024

Submissions for Applications for clearing permits are to be made within the time frame specified in the Advertising Closing Date. 
Documents relating to clearing permit applications or decisions can be accessed via the FTP website: https://ftp.dwer.wa.gov.au/permit/.
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Submissions may be forwarded to Resource and Environmental Compliance Division, Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety,
100 Plain St, EAST PERTH WA 6004 or email: nvab@dmirs.wa.gov.au.

 

Amendment Applications

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Clearing Permit System Link Related Documents

Applicant

Project Permit Type Tenure Shire Clearing Purpose Size (ha) Amendment Requested Submission Closing Date Re- advertised Reason
CPS 6085/2

6085-2

Gum Creek Gold Mines Pty Ltd

Gidgee Gold Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 53/153 and 57/634, Miscellaneous Licences 53/46, 53/96 and 57/47

Shire of Sandstone, Shire of Wiluna

Mineral Production

100 ha

Extend permit duration by 10 years, decrease permit boundaries, update tenure on which clearing can be done and change permit holder name to Gum Creek Gold Mines Pty Ltd

21/06/2024  

Submissions for Applications for amendments to clearing permits are to be made within the time frame specified in the Advertising Closing Date.  
Documents relating to clearing permit applications or decisions can be accessed via the FTP website: https://ftp.dwer.wa.gov.au/permit/.
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Submissions may be forwarded to Resource and Environmental Compliance Division, Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety,
100 Plain St, EAST PERTH WA 6004 or email: nvab@dmirs.wa.gov.au.

 

Clearing decisions made for public appeal

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Clearing Permit System Link

Related Documents

Permit
Holder &
Project
Permit
Type
Tenure Shire Clearing
Purpose
Size (ha) Permit
Duration
Decision Date Appeals
Closing
Date

CPS 6712/3

Permit

Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd - Turner River Quarry Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 45/277, 45/530

Town of Port Hedland

Sand mining

47 ha

14 November 2015 – 30 June 2029

14/06/2024

05/07/2024

CPS 8464/3

Permit

Greenmount Resources Pty Ltd - Karlawinda Gold Project

Purpose Permit

Miscellaneous Licences 52/189, 52/192, 52/197

Shire of Meekatharra

Gas Pipeline and Associated Infrastructure

425 ha

22 June 2019 - 21 June 2029

11/06/2024

02/07/2024

CPS 10352/1

Permit

Tronox Management Pty Ltd-Osprey Deposit 2023 Exploration Drilling Program

Area Permit

Mining Leases 70/1413, 70/1333

Shire of Dandaragan

Mineral Exploration

0.75 ha

29 June 2024 – 28 June 2026

06/06/2024

27/06/2024

CPS 10481/1 Permit

Tronox Management Pty Ltd-Osprey Infill Exploratory Drilling

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 70/1413

Shire of Dandaragan

Mineral Exploration and Associated Activities

0.63 ha

29 June 2024 – 28 June 2029

06/06/2024

27/06/2024

CPS 10533/1

Permit

BHP Iron Ore Pty Ltd - Rivendell / Fanghorn Project

Purpose Permit

Miscellaneous Licence 46/144

Shire of East Pilbara

Hydrological investigations, access tracks and associated activities

200 ha

27 June 2024 – 26 June 2039 04/06/2024

25/06/2024

Appeals against a grant of a clearing permit , appeals against the refusal to grant a permit, refusal to permit all clearing;
an amendment, revocation or suspension of a clearing permit; or the conditions of permit must be made within 21 days
of the applicant receiving notification of the decision.
Documents relating to clearing permit applications or decisions can be accessed via the FTP website: https://ftp.dwer.wa.gov.au/permit/.
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Appeals may be lodged online with the Appeals Convenor.  For further information about lodging or the appeals process,please visit www.appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au
If you have any queries, please contact the Office of the Appeals Convenor on (08) 6364 7990 or email to admin@appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au

 

All Matters Not for Public Comment or Appeal

Clearing Referrals - Not for public comment or appeal

Clearing Referrals proposed under Section 51DA(2) and decision of clearing referrals under section 51 DA(3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act) 
 
Referral System Link Referrer Location Details Documents (FTP) Size (ha) Decision Decision Date

 

 

Surrender Applications – Not for public comment or appeal

Application to surrender a clearing permit made under Section 51 MA(1) of the EP Act, and the acceptance or refusal of an application to surrender a clearing permit made under Section 51MA(7) of the EP Act.
Decision to revoke or suspend a clearing permit made under Section 51L (1) of the EP Act.  Decision to refuse to grant a clearing permit under Section 51E(5)(b) of the EP Act.
 
Clearing Permit System Link Related Documents Permit Holder and Project Permit Type Tenure Shire Size (ha) Decision Decision Dat

CPS 8991/2

8991-2

Element 25 Limited-Butcherbird Manganese Project

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 52/1074., Miscellaneous Licences 52/215, 52/218, 52/220, 52/221

Shire of Meekatharra

265 ha

Application Accepted

06/06/2024

CPS 2222/5

2222-5

BHP Billiton Nickel West Pty Ltd - Leinster Nickel Operation

Purpose Permit

Nickel (Agnew) Agreement Act 1974, Mineral Lease 255SA (AML70/255), Mining Lease 36/243, Miscellaneous Licence 36/53

Shire of Leonora

400 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

04/06/2024

CPS 2837/3

2837-3

BHP Billiton Nickel West Pty Ltd - Mount Keith Nickel Operation

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 53/56, 53/57, 53/165, 53/166, 53/218, 53/489

Shire of Wiluna

118 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

04/06/2024

CPS 4032/5

4032-5

Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd - Eastern Range Project

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Hamersley Range) Agreement Act 1963, Mineral Lease 4SA (AML 70/4), Mineral Lease 246SA (AML 70/246)

Shire of Ashburton

600 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

04/06/2024

CPS 4470/4

4470-4

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd  - Orebody 24 Exploration Drilling Project

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Mount Newman) Agreement Act 1964, Mineral Lease 244SA (AML 70/244)

Shire of East Pilbara

40 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

04/06/2024

CPS 5250/1

5250-1

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd  - Orebody 37 Exploration Drilling Project

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Mount Newman) Agreement Act 1964, Mineral Lease 244SA (AML 70/244)

Shire of East Pilbara

170 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

04/06/2024

CPS 6558/1

6558-1

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd 

Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Mount Newman) Agreement Act 1964, Mineral Lease 244SA (AML 70/244)

Shire of East Pilbara

150 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

04/06/2024

CPS 7272/1

7272-1 BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd  Purpose Permit

Iron Ore (Mount Newman) Agreement Act 1964, Mineral Lease 244SA (AML 70/244), Iron Ore (McCamey’s Monster) Agreement Act 1972, Mining Lease 266SA (AM 70/266), Miscellaneous Licence 47/92

Shire of East Pilbara

200 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

04/06/2024

CPS 9350/1

93520

Fortescue Metals Group Limited - Pilbara Transmission

Purpose Permit

Miscellaneous Licence 47/915

Shire of Ashburton

12.4 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

30/05/2024
CPS 6236/2 6236

IB Operations Pty Ltd

Purpose Permit

Miscellaneous Licence 45/359

Town of Port Hedland

30 ha

Application Accepted 16/05/2024

CPS 9133/1

9133

Habrok (Geko Pit) Pty Ltd

Purpose Permit

Mining Lease 15/621
Miscellaneous License 15/355

Shire of Coolgardie

200 ha

Application Accepted

03/05/2024

CPS 9350/1

9350

Fortescue Metals Group Limited - Pilbara Transmission    

Purpose Permit

Miscellaneous Licence 47/915

Shire of Ashburton

12.4 ha

Application Accepted

03/05/2024

CPS 8413/1

8413

Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd - Malay Well Project

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licence 47/2117

Shire of Ashburton

1 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

02/05/2024

CPS 8444/1

8444

Egan Street Rothsay Pty Ltd - Rothsay Gold Mine Project 

Area Permit

Mining Leases 59/39, 59/40

Shire of Perenjori

157.244 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

02/05/2024

CPS 9116/1

9116

Wyloo Metals Pty Ltd - Salt Creek Project

Purpose Permit

Exploration Licence 45/4940

Shire of Broome

0.11 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

02/05/2024

CPS 9411/2

9411

Raymond Francis

Purpose Permit

Mining Leases 51/12, 51/31, 51/96, 51/572, 51/794

Shire of Meekatharra

10 ha

Surrender of Clearing Permit

02/05/2024

 

Decision to amend a clearing permit under section 51 K(2)(b) - Not for public comment or appeal

Decision to amend a clearing permit under Section 51K(2)(b) of the EP Act on the initiative of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Amendment decisions that are not appealable include CEO-initiated amendments and amendments to give effect to a decision of the Minister for Environment.
 

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Permit

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Size

(ha)

Permit Duration Decision Date
 

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