The Study demonstrates that resource industries and agricultural use can coexist provided water use is managed responsibly.
Information related to opal mining in the Lightning Ridge Mineral Claims District
The Land Access Arrangement for Mineral Exploration (the template) and supporting information have been published, with the concurrence of NSW Farmers and the NSW Minerals Council.
Two new codes of practice will apply to the coal seam gas industry as the NSW Government continues to strengthen the controls applying to gas exploration and production.
The NSW Government is committed to improving public access to information on the coal seam gas industry
Results of a state-wide audit of coal and coal seam gas exploration licences show licence holders have a strong commitment to compliance.
Information for the community on exploration and mining in New South Wales.
Information for landholders, mineral explorers and miners regarding the Mining Act 1992 and the Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991.
Revised REF guidelines to strengthen environmental assessment requirements for mineral and petroleum exploration activities.
Details of the latest legislation amendments
Technologies designed to enhance the efficiency and reduce the environmental impacts of coal extraction, preparation and use
- Minerals & Petroleum Project Maps
- Quarterly Notes 138 - Permian fossils and palaeoenvironments of the northern Sydney Basin
|18th Jun 2013||Exploration in the House 2013|
|17th Jul 2013||NSW Mineral Exploration & Investment 2013 Conference|
|31st Jul 2013||Mechanical Engineering Safety Seminar|
|11th Sep 2013||Mines & Wines 2013|
|6th Nov 2013||Electrical Engineering Safety Seminar|
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- 02 May 2013Coal Seam Gas - Informing the community [170.5 KB PDF]
- 06 Mar 2013Opal mining security deposits at pre 1 July Levels [97.9 KB PDF]
- 25 Feb 2013Diesel emission workshops
- 08 Feb 2013A boost for the Central West economy: NSW Government grants Tomingley mining lease
- 06 Dec 2012Chief scientist review into Codes of Practice published
- 01 Dec 2012Jock Laurie appointed inaugural Land and Water Commissioner [88.6 KB PDF]