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Technical reference guidelines

An index of mining design publications produced by the NSW Government


Technical Reference Guides (TRG) will replace Mining Design Guidelines (MDG) as part of the Regulator's MDG revision and updating process.

MDGs that have been replaced with a TRGs will be moved to the historical catalogue as an archival reference.

Technical reference guides

The guides below may refer to repealed legislation. Please check the Legislation section for current WHS legislation.

Note: Guidelines for in-seam response using CABA for events where life is at risk (produced by Mines Rescue Pty Ltd) is included in the archived version of MDG 1020 and MDG 1022 - see our historical MDG archive in the document library.