Notice of Application for a Mining Licence July 2021

Kalbar Operations Pty Ltd has lodged an application for a Mining Licence (ML) with the Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions.

The Notice of Application for Mining Licence is displayed below, together with a map illustrating the outline of the Mining Licence area.

A description of Kalbar Operations’ systems for managing impacts of the proposed work on the community (including landowners and occupiers and the environment can be found here.

An outline of how Kalbar Operation intends to meet the licensee’s obligations under section 39A of the Minerals Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 to consult with the community (including landowners and occupiers) can be found here.

Mining Licence Application Details

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 - Section 15(5)

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2019 - Regulation 22(1) and Schedule 1

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Name and address of applicant(s):

Kalbar Operations Pty Ltd,
48 Bailey Street, Bairnsdale 3875

Contact details of applicant (for map and other information requests):

03 5152 3130

Applicant’s website:

Details of the application

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Application Number:


Locality of the land to which the application relates:


Approximate area of application:


Date of application:

14 May 2021

Term of licence applied for:

20 years

Details of the proposed program of work on the licence

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Definitive Feasibility Study Complete:

Q2 2022

Workplan Development and Approval:

Q2 2023

Commence Engineering and Design:

Q3 2023

Commence on site construction:

Q3 2024

Commence commissioning:

Q3 2025

Objections or Comments

Any person may object or comment to a licence being granted. (Section 24, Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990). A person who objects or comments must

  1. put the objection or comment in writing; and
  2. include the grounds on which it is made. All objections or comments must be lodged within 21 days after the latest date on which the application was advertised and can be lodged online or posted to:

The Minister for Resources
c/ - Manager Licensing Earth Resources Regulation
GPO Box 4509
Melbourne Victoria 3000

It is recommended that objections or comments are lodged online to ensure timely consideration:

Enquiries can be made by writing to the Manager Licensing at the above address or by phoning the Earth Resources Information Centre on 1300 366 356.

Other Statutory Requirements:

  1. Subject to other statutory requirements being satisfied, a mining licence, if granted, entitles the holder of the licence to carry out mining on the relevant land, explore for minerals, construct any facilities specified in the licence, and do anything else that is incidental to that mining.
  2. Further information regarding the statutory requirements that must be complied with prior to work being undertaken on a licence, including landowner and occupier consent requirements, is available on the department’s Community & Land Use page:

Location Map of Mining Licence Application

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