Mineral and coal authorities
Find out how to apply for an exploration permit, prospecting permit, mineral development licence or mining lease.
Find out how to apply for exploration permits for minerals or coal in Queensland.
Learn about mineral prospecting permits in Queensland, including how to apply and conditions.
Find out how to apply for a mineral development licence (MDL) to carry out further studies of a resource and to assess the development potential of a site.
How to apply for a mining lease to conduct large-scale mining operations for minerals or coal in Queensland.
New legislation is commencing for water reform - which affects mining.