Lodging your application
COVID-19: An important message about our business centres
Our business centres are closed for in-person lodgements, but you can still lodge resources authority applications, lodge dealings and make payments through MyMinesOnline.
Read our resource authority application guides which provide detailed steps for lodging and making payments through the MMOL system.
If you have any questions, contact the relevant Assessment Hub or email Resources.Info@dnrme.qld.gov.au
You can lodge and track the progress of most applications using MyMinesOnline.
Lodging your application by mail or in person
|Application type||Submit applications to|
|Call for tenders||Address listed in the tender document|
|Coal authorities||Coal Assessment Hub|
|Small-scale mining (all mining claims; mining leases for opal, gemstones, corundum and other precious stones)||Small-scale Mining Assessment Hub|
|Minerals||Mineral Assessment Hub or district office|
|Petroleum and gas||Petroleum Assessment Hub|
|Greenhouse gas storage and geothermal||Petroleum Assessment Hub|
We accept credit card or electronic funds transfer (EFT). For some transactions, it may be possible for you to submit your application online and pay the fee at a mines lodgement office.
When paying by EFT you will be provided with a MMOL reference number. Use this number in the reference field when transferring the funds with your financial institution.
We accept cash, cheque, money orders or credit card payments (MasterCard and Visa only) at any mines lodgement office.
If posting your application, include a cheque made out to the 'Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy'. Please include the authority type and ID on the back of the cheque. Do not send cash through the mail.
Electronic funds transfer (EFT)
Transfer funds to:
Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
Commonwealth Bank BSB 064-013
Account 1004 1702
Include the authority type and number in the reference field to ensure we correctly identify your payment. Failure to provide information required to receipt payments could result in unnecessary delays.
Please email the details of your payment to the hub or district office where you are submitting your application.
By phone or fax
Mines lodgement offices accept credit card payments (Mastercard and Visa only) over the phone.
- Last reviewed: 06 Nov 2019
- Last updated: 23 Feb 2018