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The Department of Natural Resources and Mines is committed to ensuring Queenslanders benefit from the productive and responsible use of the state's natural resources—our land, water and minerals.

Management of the state's natural resources is central to delivering economic, environmental and social benefits to all Queenslanders.

We also provide support for the safety and health of all Queensland miners and people working in allied industries.

We're a customer-focused, modern agency.

Our priorities include:

  • stimulating economic growth and innovation
  • increasing workforce participation
  • building regions
  • ensuring safe, productive and fair workplaces in the resources sector
  • ensuring sustainable management of natural resources.

DNRM has four service areas:

  • Land Services
  • Water Services
  • Mine Safety and Health Services
  • Mining and Petroleum Services.

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Last updated: 19 January 2016

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines is an economic development agency that enables the productive and responsible use of our natural resources – water, land, mineral and energy resources – to generate wealth and prosperity for current and future generations of Queenslanders.

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Contact us

Department of Natural Resources and Mines
61 Mary Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000
13 QGOV (13 74 68) business hours
Visit the contact us page for specific enquiries