Sustainable practice information

The Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science has produced 15 handbooks on sustainable practice in the mining industry.  

Handbooks cover the following subjects:

  • A Guide to Leading Practice Sustainable Development in Mining
  • Airborne contaminants, noise and vibration 
  • Biodiversity management 
  • Community engagement and development 
  • Cyanide management 
  • Evaluating performance: monitoring and auditing 
  • Hazardous materials management 
  • Managing acid and metalliferous drainage 
  • Mine closure and completion 
  • Mine rehabilitation
  • Risk management
  • Stewardship 
  • Tailings management 
  • Water management 
  • Working with indigenous communities.

Go to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science website to get copies of the handbooks.

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Last updated: 13 October 2017