Fees and services—Environmentally relevant activities—Annual fees (resource ERAs)

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Fee/serviceAvailable fromCost
Annual fee for an environmental authority for a mining activity relating to a mining claimContact Permit and Licence ManagementFree
Annual fee for an environmental authority resource activity with no AESContact Permit and Licence Management$689.00
Annual fee for any environmental authority resource activity with an AESContact Permit and Licence Management$689.00
ERA 11(a) Oil refining or processing - refining or processing, in a year, less than 500m3 of crude or shale oil. When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 146Contact Permit and Licence Management$121,034.00
ERA 11(b) - oil refining or processing - refining or processing in a year 500m3 to no more than 150,000m3 of crude or shale oil - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 186Contact Permit and Licence Management$154,194.00
ERA 11(c) Oil refining or processing - refining or processing, in a year, more than 150,000m3 of crude or shale oil. When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 237Contact Permit and Licence Management$196,473.00
ERA 14(2)(b) Electricity generation - generating electricity by using a fuel, other than gas, at a rated capacity of more than 150MW electrical. When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 151Contact Permit and Licence Management$125,179.00
ERA 30(c) - metal smelting and refining - processing more than 100 but not more than 10,000 tonnes of metals or metalloids in a year - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 205Contact Permit and Licence Management$169,945.00
ERA 30(d) - metal smelting and refining - processing more than 10,000 tonnes of metals or metalloids in a year - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 316Contact Permit and Licence Management$261,964.00
ERA 31(2)(a) - mineral processing - processing 1,000 to 100,000 tonnes of mineral products, other than coke, in a year - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 179Contact Permit and Licence Management$148,391.00
ERA 31(2)(b) - mineral processing - processing more than 100,000 tonnes of mineral products, other than code, in a year - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 280Contact Permit and Licence Management$232,120.00
ERA 7 (3)(d) - chemical manufacturing - manufacturing a total of 200 tonnes or more of explosives a year - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 138Contact Permit and Licence Management$114,402.00
ERA 7(4)(b) - chemical manufacturing - manufacturing a total of 5,000 tonnes or more of fertiliser, a year - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 153Contact Permit and Licence Management$126,837.00
ERA 7(5)(d) - chemical manufacturing - manufacturing more than 100,000 tonnes of organic chemicals a year, other than those for ERA 7 (1), ERA 7(2), ERA 7(3), ERA 7(4) - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 202Contact Permit and Licence Management$167,458.00
ERA 7(6)(d) - chemical manufacturing - manufacturing more than 100,000 tonnes of inorganic chemicals a year, other than those for ERA 7(1), ERA 7(2), ERA 7 (3), ERA 7 (4) - When integral to the operation of the resource project - AES = 268Contact Permit and Licence Management$222,172.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008 - 20(a) - Clay pit mining, dimension stone mining or mining gemstones between 5,000t and 100,000t in a year - AES = 22Contact Permit and Licence Management$6,096.20
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008 - 20(b) Clay pit mining, dimension stone or gemstones of more than 100,000t but not more than 1,000,000t in a year - AES = 39Contact Permit and Licence Management$10,806.90
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008 - 20(c) Clay pit mining, dimension stone or gemstones of more than 1,000,000t in a year - AES = 57Contact Permit and Licence Management$15,794.70
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 1 - activities under a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) injection and storage lease under the GHG storage Act - AES = 49Contact Permit and Licence Management$13,577.90
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 10 - investigating the potential development of a mineral resource by large bulk sampling or constructing an exploratory shaft, adit or open pit - AES = 17Contact Permit and Licence Management$4,710.70
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 11 - mining bauxite - AES = 97Contact Permit and Licence Management$26,878.70
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 12 - mining mineral sand - AES = 120Contact Permit and Licence Management$99,480.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 13 - mining black coal - AES = 128Contact Permit and Licence Management$106,112.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 14 - mining iron ore - AES = 128Contact Permit and Licence Management$106,112.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 15 - mining nickel ore - AES = 160Contact Permit and Licence Management$132,640.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 16 - mining gold ore - AES = 216Contact Permit and Licence Management$179,064.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 17 - mining copper ore - AES = 217Contact Permit and Licence Management$179,893.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 18 - mining lead, silver or zinc separately or in any combination - AES = 185Contact Permit and Licence Management$153,365.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 19 - mining metal ore, other than bauxite, mineral sand, iron ore, nickel ore, gold ore, copper ore, lead, silver or zinc - AES = 158Contact Permit and Licence Management$130,982.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 2 - a petroleum activity authorised under the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 - AES = 126Contact Permit and Licence Management$104,454.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 21 - a mining activity that is an ineligible ERA , other than mining activity mentioned in 9 to 20 - AES = 136Contact Permit and Licence Management$112,744.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 3 - a petroleum activity likely to have an impact on a category A or B environmentally sensitive area - AES = 126Contact Permit and Licence Management$104,454.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 4 - extending an existing pipeline by more than 150 kilometres under a petroleum authority - AES = 165Contact Permit and Licence Management$136,785.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 5 - constructing a new pipeline of more than 150 kilometres under a petroleum authority - AES = 165Contact Permit and Licence Management$136,785.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 6 - a petroleum activity carried out on a site containing a high hazard dam or a significant hazard dam - AES = 165Contact Permit and Licence Management$136,785.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 7 - a petroleum activity involving injection of a waste fluid into a natural underground reservoir or aquifer - AES = 165Contact Permit and Licence Management$136,785.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 8 - a petroleum activity or GHG storage activity, other than 1 to 7, that includes 1 or more activities mentioned in schedule 2 for which an AES is stated - AES = 126Contact Permit and Licence Management$104,454.00
Resource activity under the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008. 9 - a mining activity involving drilling, costeaning, pitting or carrying out geological surveys causing significant disturbance - AES = 8Contact Permit and Licence Management$2,216.80