South Australian Government Gazette

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Geological, Geophysical and Geochemical Investigation

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Notice under Section 15

PURSUANT to section 15(5) of the Mining Act 1971 (‘the Act’) I advise that the Mineral Resources Division of the Department for Energy and Mining will be undertaking geological, geophysical and geochemical investigation and survey commencing from 18 October 2018.

The area of interest is in the Woomera Prohibited Area Defence Continuous Use Zone and covers an approximate area of 9,605 km2.

Pursuant to section 15(7) of the Act, the Minister may refuse to receive and consider an application for a mining tenement in respect of the land described in this Notice.

Dated: 18 October 2018

Description of Area

All that part of the State of South Australia, being the area described as the “red zone” in Woomera Prohibited Area Rule 2014 (Cth) rule 6(a).


Alex Blood
Executive Director
Mineral Resources
Delegate of the Director of Mines