Latest quarterly Service Delivery Standards report now available

Published: 14th October 2016

The Division of Resources and Energy Quarterly Performance Report 1 July to 30 September 2016 is now available on our website.


Changes to requirements for lodging a RCE with applications for CEA

Published: 30th September 2016

Changes have been made to the requirements for lodging a Rehabilitation Cost Estimate with applications for Common Exploration Activities.


Updated ESG4 guideline for Exploration licence holders

Published: 31st August 2016

Following extensive consultation with industry representatives, the department has released an updated version of ESG4: Guideline for the Preparing an Environmental and Rehabilitation Compliance Report for Exploration.


Remake of the Mining Regulation, Petroleum (Onshore) Regulation and Petroleum (Offshore) Regulation

Published: 12th August 2016

The Mining Regulation 2016, Petroleum (Onshore) Regulation 2016 and Petroleum (Offshore) Regulation 2016 commenced on 12 August 2016.


First Enforceable Undertaking for new NSW Resources Regulator

Published: 9th August 2016

The NSW Department of Industry’s Resources Regulator today announced that it has accepted enforceable undertakings from KEPCO Bylong Australia Pty Limited and WorleyParsons Services Pty Limited following the Regulator’s investigation into both companies for allegedly providing false information under section 378C of the Mining Act 1992.


Updates to forms and recent additions to DRE website

Published: 29th July 2016

We are aware that some users have experienced issues downloading and using the Mineral Prospecting Title Work Program Form in its current format. Read on for some suggestions.


Updated forms and Statement of financial capability

Published: 30th June 2016

In response to Industry feedback we have improved the functionality of the Statement of financial capability guideline and template. This month we updated administrative forms related to the Mining Act 1992 and Petroleum (Onshore) Act 1991.


Resources and Energy Investor Update June 2016

Published: 24th June 2016

Read about NSW Government support and initiatives designed to facilitate growth for individual sectors. This update features snapshots of gold, coal, METS and renewables sectors, and a company snapshot of Evolution Mining.