Notifying proposed exploration activities

Exploration operation notification form - 209 Kb

This template is regarding the notification of proposed exploration activities. The form is read-only. Please save a copy to your computer, prior to completing and submission.

Who is responsible for the notification?

The exploration manager is required to notify the senior inspector of mines, for the region where exploration activities take place, about the:

  • location
  • scope
  • nature
  • general safety
  • date of activity

of work to be undertaken.

Refer to section 47(3) Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994.

Refer to rr. 3.3 and 3.4 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995.

Find out your inspectorate area at Regional inspectorate boundaries for mining operations

Lodging the notification

The completed form and details of the schedule of works (if applicable) can be emailed using the ‘submit by email’ button at the bottom of the form. This will ensure the notification is forwarded to the correct inspectorate and create the subject heading the department requires.


For SRS related enquiries, please contact the SRS Manager
Phone: 9358 8002 (option 3)

To contact an inspector of mines
Phone: 1800SAFEMINE (1800 7233 64)