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The Department for Energy and Mining, as the regulator, develops and publishes information relating to the administration and regulation of mineral exploration and mining activities in South Australia.

Mineral policies

Policies are short statements of the regulator's position relating to its objectives, functions and powers under the Mining Acts.

Mineral Policy 001
Regulation of mineral exploration and mining in South Australia (PDF 183.1KB)

Mineral Policy 002
Working conditions under the Mining Act and Opal Mining Act (PDF 187.5 KB)

A summary of the information in Mineral Policy 002 is available as a standalone document, Working conditions under the Opal Mining Act (PDF 1.6 MB)

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