The Resources Regulator undertakes risk-based compliance and enforcement activities in relation to obligations under the Mining Act and Petroleum (Onshore) Act. This includes conducting assessment and compliance activities in relation to mine rehabilitation activities and security deposits.

Range of activities

  • Conduct probity and compliance checks on applicants for grant/renewal/transfer title applications
  • Regulated exploration activities including the issuing of Activity Approvals and ensuring compliance with title conditions and Codes of Practice (e.g. Rehabilitation and Environmental Management)
  • Provide advice to appropriate development consent authority (e.g. DPE on SSD proposals and Local Councils on integrated development) in regards to the appropriateness of rehabilitation strategies included in development applications. This includes advice on conditioning
  • Undertake compliance and enforcement activities in relation to Mining Act and Petroleum (Onshore) Act
  • Specific focus on mine rehabilitation
  • Undertake investigations
  • Conduct audits and site inspections/compliance programs