Mining and Coal Seam Gas
This Fact Sheet focuses explains how mining and coal seam gas (CSG) projects are assessed and approved. It describes the regulatory frameworks governing different stages of mining and CSG activities, and highlights the specific times at which landholders and the public can have their say. It discusses protections for agricultural land, water, national parks, and other special areas, and identifies avenues for enforcing breaches of environmental law.
This Fact Sheet will be useful for people who want to know their rights in relation to mining and CSG and associated development, the processes involved, and the opportunities for input. It will also be useful for people whose property is subject to an exploration or mining/production title, or who are looking for information about impending or current mining and CSG activities.
Other Fact Sheets you may find useful: DAs and Consents, Strategic Regional Land Use Policy Package, Submissions, Letters and Petitions, Suggesting Conditions of Approval, Technical Fact Sheet - Coal Seam Gas Water Testing