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Tenement Forms and Information Guides

The tenement forms in this section are approved under the Mineral Resources Development Act 1995. Forms are updated periodically and MRT advises clients to always ensure that they are...

Fees, Rents and Royalties

This section contains the the fee, rent and royalty rates under the Mineral Resources Development Act 1995 . Fees, rents and royalties are subject to change and tenement holders are encouraged to...

Exploration

Despite its small size of 68 000 square kilometres, Tasmania has a remarkable geological diversity and abundance of rich and high-grade mineral deposits. Rocks from every period of the Earth's...

Mining

Tasmania has remarkable geological diversity and more than a century's history as a significant minerals producer. The State exports ores and concentrates of iron, copper, lead, zinc, tin,...

Prospecting Licence

A prospecting licence allows the holder to conduct fossicking activities for rock and mineral specimens outside of the declared fossicking areas . These areas and activities are subject to the ...

Fossicking Areas

There are many localities within Tasmania where interesting lapidary and mineralogical material occur. In recognition of the recreational activity of fossicking, some of the best of these areas...