Published: Saturday, 01 February 2014 10:38
Written by Holman Fenwick Willan
This is the third in a series of seven articles prepared by HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan) which aim to answer frequently asked questions concerning Chinese investment in Australia’s mining sector. In this article, we examine exploration and mining rights available to mining companies.
MINING activities in Australia are regulated at the State and Territory level so each State and Territory has its own mining laws that regulate the right to explore for and extract minerals. This article focuses on the licensing regime that applies in Western Australia and, while indicative of the regimes adopted in other Australian jurisdictions, it is important to note that each jurisdiction does have its own set of rules.
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