Authorities and permits for minerals and coal

Find out how to apply for and comply with a Queensland mineral or coal resource authority.


Applying for a new authority

Application process for coal and mineral resource authorities in Queensland.

Renewing your resource authority

Find out how to renew your Queensland resource authority.

Complying with your resource authority

Find out how to comply with Queensland resource, environmental and land access regulations.

Changes to resource authority permit conditions

Find out about eligibility and how to apply for a change of resource authority permit conditions.

Applying for project status in MyMinesOnline

You can apply to link your resource authorities into one exploration project, which allows you to offset permit conditions against other tenures in the project.

Forms for mining and resources

Find forms for lodging resource authority applications and dealings in Queensland.

Payments for resource authorities

Learn about resource authority rents, royalties and duties and how to pay them.

Overlapping tenures for coal and coal seam gas

Find out about mandatory and other arrangements when coal tenures overlap with coal seam gas tenures.