Reporting and geological sample submission forms and guidelines

These forms and guidelines relate to mineral reporting. Read more about reporting on mineral titles.

Name of form or document What is it for

Guideline 7: reporting on mineral titles   (205.7 kb)
Guideline 7: reporting on mineral titles (400.2 kb)

Read this guideline to get detailed instructions about reporting on your exploration program and activities

Go to the Australia Minerals website for the Australian requirements for submission of digital exploration data 

Read this to learn how to format your technical exploration data for submission

Go to the Australia Minerals website for the mineral exploration reporting template software

Download this software which will help you format your data into the required format

Expenditure Reporting

Name of form or document What is it for

Mineral exploration and mining expenditure reporting (approved form 17) (60.2 kb)
Mineral exploration and mining expenditure reporting (approved form 17) (40.4 kb)

Use this form to report on the expenditure and detail the proposed expenditure for the next year
Guideline 3: expenditure conditions (54.8 kb)
Guideline 3: expenditure conditions  (212.4 kb)

This guideline outlines the requirements under the legislation for exploration licences (EL’s) to comply with expenditure conditions, partial cancellation for non-compliance and approved expenditure project areas.

Guideline 6: minimum admissible expenditure (57.3 kb)
Guideline 6: minimum admissible expenditure  (54.1 kb)

This guideline describes admissible expenditure for EL, ELR and ML titles under the act and also provides an indication of acceptable minimum expenditure for the first two operational years of an exploration licence.

Amalgamated/Group Reporting

Name of form or document What is it for

Amalgamated reporting - application and amendment (approved form 18) (59.1 kb)
Amalgamated reporting - application and amendment (approved form 18) (40.6 kb) 

Use this form to apply to amalgamate technical and expenditure reports for a project.

Guideline 2: amalgamated reporting (50.9 kb)
Guideline 2: amalgamated reporting (41.1 kb) 

This guideline outlines the various requirements under the legislation in making an application for the amalgamation of reports.  

Mining Production

Name of form or document What is it for

Extractive production return form (approved form 23) (55.2 kb)
Extractive production return form (approved form 23) (40.6 kb)   

Use this form to report extractive mineral production for sand, soil, gravel, crushed rock and dimension stone.

Mineral production return form (approved form 22)   (59.7 kb)
Mineral production return form (approved form 22) (48.7 kb) 

Use this form to report extractive mineral production for metallic commodities, diamonds, gemstones, limestone/quicklime, uranium and vermiculite

Geological sample submissions

Name of form or document What is it for

Geological sample submission (drill core and cuttings) (approved form 20) (56.9 kb)
Geological sample submission (drill core and cuttings) (approved form 20 (41.3 kb)

Use this form when you submit geological drill core and cutting samples.

Geological sample submission procedure (core and cuttings) (3.5 mb)
Geological sample submission procedure (core and cuttings) (162.1 kb) 

Follow these technical instruction for submitting drill cores samples to the department.
 

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Last updated: 13 October 2017