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NSW Resources Regulator

Regulating work health and safety, and mine rehabilitation compliance for NSW mines and petroleum sites. Find out more:

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Latest news and updates from Regulator

Media releases

Ministerial updates from the Regulator

Events

Upcoming safety and rehabilitation events

Publications

View all our publications via the document library

Recent Articles

Safety

The Mining Engineering Managers Safety Seminar is returning in 2024. The NSW Resources Regulator is proud to be hosting the 4th annual event

MEMSS 2024

Investigation

The NSW Resources Regulator has launched an investigation into a serious incident at CSA mine near Cobar in central NSW. Two workers

parts used to obtain core samples

Safety

The NSW Resources Regulator is taking steps to address psychosocial hazards and sexual harassment within the NSW mining industry. This

psychosocial hazards in the workplace

Mining, Exploration and Geoscience

Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, and the Resources Regulator were brought together as one agency on 1 June 2021

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Resources Regulator YouTube channel

We periodically publish videos relating to safety, investigations and rehabilitation on our YouTube channel

The Resources Regulator within Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, is the state’s work health and safety regulator for mines and petroleum sites.

This includes open-cut and underground mines, petroleum sites, quarries and extractive operations, tourist mines, opal and other small scale mines, and mining exploration activities. We also undertake compliance and enforcement activities in relation to the Mining Act 1992, with a key focus on mine rehabilitation. We were established on 1 July 2016 as a standalone regulator.

 

Portal services

SEED Portal

'SEED' is the central resource for Sharing and Enabling Environmental Data (SEED) in NSW

Resources Regulator Portal

Visit the Resources Regulator portal to report incidents, lodge applications under the Mining Act or notify the Regulator of other matters

Mine Rehabilitation Portal

Visit the Mine Rehabilitation Portal to submit disturbance and rehabilitation spatial data and to generate final landform and rehabilitation plans required under the Mining Act.