Report on mineral titles

When and how to submit reports

Reporting requirements differ for different types of mineral titles. The table below lists the types of reports and when they are due.

Activity and title type

Type of report and when due

Exploration on an exploration licence (EL) or exploration licence in retention (ELR)

Expenditure report: 30 days from anniversary date of the grant of the title.

Annual report: 60 days from the anniversary date of the grant of the title.

Exploration in mineral lease (ML) or mineral authority (MA)

Annual and expenditure reports: 60 days from anniversary date of the grant of the title.

Exploration on multiple titles of the same type with an approved amalgamated reporting application (EL, ELR, ML or MA)Amalgamated annual report: nominated reporting date.

Cessation of whole title or partial relinquishment of blocks on EL, ELR, ML or MA.

Final report 60 days after the date of surrender or relinquishment.

Mining (ML, MA, EML) or EMP

Production report: 14 days after the end of the financial year.

Exploration (ELR) or mining (ML)Mineral resources and ore reserves report: 14 days after the end of the financial year.
Discovery of mineral on ELNotification of discovery within 28 days of discovery.

The size limits for all attachments is 10MB. FTP facilities are available for data up to 5GB. Read more about formatting your reports.

You must not email reports or data to individuals in the department.

Hard copies of reports are not accepted.

How to submit

You must submit your report by mail, email or in person to:

By mail or email

Minerals and Energy InfoCentre
Northern Territory Geological Survey
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
GPO Box 4550
Darwin NT 0801 
geoscience.info@nt.gov.au

In person

Minerals and Energy InfoCentre
Northern Territory Geological Survey
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
Level 4 Paspalis Centrepoint building
48-50 Smith Street (Corner of Knuckey Street and Smith Street Mall)
Darwin NT 0801

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Last updated: 30 September 2020

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