Mineral Resources Tasmania

Mineral Resources Tasmania is the Tasmanian Government agency responsible for supervising the mining industry including managing Exploration Licences and Mine Leases through a formal public process, and for acquiring and maintaining geoscientific data that is used as a basis for land use decisions.

Organisation Address: 30 Gordons Hill Road, Rosny Park, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: 03 6165 4800

Web Address: http://www.mrt.tas.gov.au/portal/home

Link Owner: Department of State Growth Tasmania

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Quarry Code of Practice

The Quarry Code of Practice has been published by the Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment. The code comprises elements for both the proposed use and development of land for extractive purposes as well as ongoing environmental management. Those elements that can be applied in a statutory sense through planning schemes will be progressively introduced in a uniform manner

Organisation Address: 30 Gordons Hill Road, Rosny Park, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: 03 6165 4800

Web Address: http://www.mrt.tas.gov.au/portal/quarry-code-of-practice

Link Owner: Department of State Growth Tasmania

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Mining and Quarrying

Tasmania is highly mineralised and has a rich mining history. But that history has come at a high price – the industry has left in its wake a legacy of serious pollution and degraded landscapes, most notoriously evidenced by the Queenstown hills and the heavily polluted Queen and King Rivers. Much has changed in the last 30 years in what

Organisation Address: 131 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2770

Web Address: http://www.edotas.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/ELH-4th-edition-Chapter-11.pdf

Link Owner: Environmental Defenders Office

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Community Guide to Mining Law

Mining projects can bring employment and other benefits to regional communities. The introduction of mining operations into an area can also cause concern amongst community members, and potentially long term social, economic and environmental impacts. Laws exist to try to prevent, minimise and manage theseĀ impacts.

Organisation Address: 131 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2770

Web Address: http://www.edotas.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Community-Guide-to-Mining-Law_FINAL-as-printed.pdf

Link Owner: Environmental Defenders Office

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