Landholders and community

Find out more about resource activities in your area, and about environmental and land access obligations.


Accessing private land for resource activities

Learn more about the Land Access Code and requirements for conducting mining or exploration activities on private land.

Landholder compensation for mining claims and mining leases

Read about your entitlements to landholder compensation and how to negotiate a satisfactory agreement.

Land Access Ombudsman

The goal of the Land Access Ombudsman is to resolve disputes quickly and efficiently, in a simple and informal way.

Resources enquiries and complaints

Find out how to make a complaint or submit an enquiry about resources activity in Queensland.

Public searches for resource authorities

You can find out about mining permits applied for and granted in your area by requesting a local area mining permit report.

Flights over your property by resource authorities

Flights over your property (called 'aerial activities') can happen for a variety of reasons. Know who contact to find out who's overhead.

Coal seam gas management

Information on petroleum and gas tenures in Queensland. Find out about coal seam gas (CSG) activities on your land and how to negotiate with CSG companies.

Public notices and tenders

View current and past public notices and tenders for recently granted resource authorities and mining lease application notices.

Abandoned mines

Information on abandoned mine management and remediation projects.

Notification process for mining claims and leases

Find out what miners are required to do when notifying landholders about their application for a mining claim or lease.