Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence (EL007254)

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (MRSDA) – Section 15(5) Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2019 – Regulation 22(1) and Schedule 1

1. Name and address of applicant

Tawel Exploration Pty Ltd
Level 7, 19 Grenfell Street, ADELAIDE SA 5000

2. Contact details of applicant for map and other information requests:

Rick Pobjoy.
Phone: 1300 646 100.

3. Applicant’s website

4. Details of the application

Application No.: EL007254
Locality: 20km west of Edenhope and approximately 100 km west south west of Horsham
Area of application 704 Graticular Sections, 677 km 2
Date of application: 25/05/2020
Term the licence is applied for: 3 years

Outline of proposed works:

Year 1 – Collection of existing data and/or drill core available to verify the method of mineralisation proposed within the application area. Review of the literature describing the occurrences of this type of mineralisation and its economic exploitation.

Year 2 – Should future higher impact exploration activities be planned such as exploration drilling, it will involve a submission of a low impact exploration plan or work plan to Earth Resources Regulation, detailed rehabilitation plans, and monitoring and auditing. Throughout the exploration planning process, Tawel Exploration Pty Ltd will consult with individual land holders and the broader community and provide information on planned exploration activities and allow  opportunities for feedback to be incorporated into the planning process.

Year 2 – Drilling and sampling to provide samples for analysis to determine whether economic concentrations of the mineralisation can be identified.

Year 3 – Drilling and sampling to provide samples for analysis at a density sufficient to establish a mineral resource estimate for this type of mineralisation.

5. Objections or Comments

Any person may object or comment to a licence being granted.
(Section 24 and 24A, Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990).

A person who objects or comments must:
a. put the objection or comments in writing; and
b. include the grounds on which it is made.

All objections or comments must be lodged within 21 days after the latest date on which the application was advertised and can be lodged online or posted to:

Manager Licensing
Earth Resources Regulation
GPO Box 2392, Melbourne Victoria 3001

It is recommended that comments or objections are lodged online at to ensure timely consideration.

Enquiries can be made by writing to the Manager Licensing at the above address or by phoning the Earth Resources Information Centre on 1300 366 356.

6. Other Statutory Requirements

Subject to other statutory requirements being satisfied, an exploration licence, if granted, entitles the holder of the licence to explore and search for minerals in the relevant land, but does not entitle the holder to undertake mining.

Further information regarding the statutory requirements that must be complied with prior to work being undertaken on a licence, including landowner and occupier consent requirements, is available at