Geothermal and greenhouse gas rents

Annual rent is payable on most resource authorities. It is important that you pay your rent by the due date or penalties may apply.

Due date

The due date is 31 August for the rental year starting from 1 September to 31 August the following year.

Making your rent payment

We have expanded our payment options to now include BPAY, BPOINT and Australia Post Billpay.

Refer to your invoice for details and remember to include the relevant payment reference number.

You can also make payments at any mines lodgement office or phone (07) 3199 8133 to pay by credit card (have your details handy).

Late payment penalty

Geothermal tenures

Late payments attract a civil penalty of $1000 or 15% of the prescribed rent, whichever is the greater.

Greenhouse gas tenures

An additional amount of 15% of the rent is payable if rent is not paid by the due date.

Rental rates

Resource authority Rental rate
EPG (exploration permit geothermal) {{ pass_35422 }} per sub-block
GL (geothermal lease) {{ pass_35423 }} per km2
EPQ (greenhouse gas permit) {{ pass_3544 }} per sub-block
QL (greenhouse gas lease) {{ pass_35445 }} per km2
DAQ (greenhouse gas data acquisition authority) {{ pass_35446 }} per sub-block

Contact us

For more information or technical assistance, contact:

Rental officer
Phone: +61 7 3199 7916 or +61 7 3199 7924

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