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Mines lodgement offices

You can lodge and track the progress of most applications online through MyMinesOnline.

For general enquiries contact the relevant Assessment Hub.

Mineral Assessment Hub

The Mineral Assessment Hub is located in Townsville and administers mineral mining permits. These include mining claims, mining leases, mineral development licences, exploration permits and prospecting permits. If a mining lease or mining claim for a mineral (other than coal) is located in the Quilpie, Emerald and Winton districts, these permits are still administered by the Small Scale Mining Assessment hub.

Level 9, 445 Flinders Street
Townsville QLD 4810

PO Box 1752, Townsville QLD 4810
Phone: (07) 4447 9230 Fax: (07) 4447 9200
Email: MineralHub@dnrm.qld.gov.au

Coal Assessment Hub

The Coal Assessment Hub is located in Rockhampton and administers all coal mining permits. These include mining leases, mineral development licences, exploration permits and prospecting permits.

Corner of Bruce Highway and Yeppoon Road
Parkhurst QLD 4701

PO Box 3679, Red Hill QLD 4701
Phone: (07) 4936 0169 Fax: (07) 4936 0375
Email: CoalHub@dnrm.qld.gov.au

Petroleum Assessment Hub

The Petroleum Assessment Hub is located in Brisbane and administers all petroleum, gas and geothermal authorities.

1 William Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

PO Box 15216 City East QLD 4002
Phone: 07 3199 8118
Email: PetroleumHub@dnrm.qld.gov.au

Small Scale Mining Assessment Hub

The Small Scale Mining Assessment Hub is located in Emerald and administers all mining claims and mineral mining leases for opal, gemstones, and corundum or other precious stones predominately located in the Quilpie, Emerald and Winton districts.

99 Hospital Road
Emerald QLD 4720

PO Box 245, Emerald QLD 4720
Phone: (07) 4987 9350 Fax: (07) 4987 9333
Email: SSMHub@dnrm.qld.gov.au

District offices

Quilpie District Office

Court House
Buln Buln Street
Quilpie QLD 4480

PO Box 29, Quilpie QLD 4480
Contact the relevant Assessment Hub for enquiries

Dalby District Office

30 Nicholson Street
Dalby QLD 4405

PO Box 589, Dalby QLD 4405
Contact the relevant Assessment Hub for enquiries

Emerald District Office

99 Hospital Road
Emerald QLD 4720

PO Box 245, Emerald QLD 4720
Contact the relevant Assessment Hub for enquiries

Winton District Office

Court House
Vindex Street
Winton QLD 4735

PO Box 230, Winton QLD 4735
Contact the relevant Assessment Hub for enquiries

Mount Isa District Office

13 Isa Street
Mount Isa QLD 4825

PO Box 334, Mount Isa QLD 4825
Contact the relevant Assessment Hub for enquiries

Charters Towers District Office

Tropical Weeds Research Centre
27-43 Natal Downs Road
Charters Towers QLD 4820

PO Box 62, Charters Towers QLD 4820
Contact the relevant Assessment Hub for enquiries

Mareeba District Office

28 Peters Street
Mareeba QLD 4880

PO Box 156, Mareeba QLD 4880
Contact the relevant Assessment Hub for enquiries

Georgetown District Office

Court House
High Street
Georgetown QLD 4871

PO Box 28, Georgetown QLD 4871
Contact the relevant Assessment Hub for enquiries

Fossicking

For enquiries on Fossicking in Queensland, please contact a Mines Assessment Hub.

For technical support when purchasing a fossicking licence online, please contact the MyMinesOnline helpdesk on Phone: +61 7 3199 8133 or Email: mines_online@dnrm.qld.gov.au

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Last updated: 6 July 2017

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