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Agency ID11458
TitleDepartment of Natural Resources and Mines (III)
Agency TypeDepartment
Start Date 3/4/2012
End Date 12/12/2017
Date NotesN/A
Abstract

Responsible for matters relating to mining and petroleum, natural resource management and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land interests

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Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
17969Land Acquisition Files 3/4/2012 29/6/2012
35Miners Homestead Lease Files 3/4/2012 13/8/2012
17964Non-Competitive Lease Files 3/4/2012 26/11/2012
14050Dead Farm Files 3/4/2012 4/12/2012
20543Applications to Lease Vacant Crown Land 3/4/2012 1/1/2013
14005Occupation Licence Files 3/4/2012 1/1/2013
17940Permits to Occupy 3/4/2012 1/1/2013
17970Road Case Files 3/4/2012 29/3/2013
17925Reserve Files 3/4/2012 1/5/2013
18005Special Lease Files 3/4/2012 1/5/2013
20829Notices of Native Forest Practice 3/4/2012 21/11/2013
20264Applications for Property Maps of Assessable Vegetation 3/4/2012 23/12/2013
20347Freeholding Lease Files 3/4/2012 22/7/2014
14031Pastoral Holdings (Run Files) 3/4/2012 2/9/2014
17922Opening Lands for Prospecting Files 3/4/2012 5/1/2015
21132Interim Floodplain Assessment Overlay Maps 3/4/2012 19/1/2015
21139Identification Survey Plans 3/4/2012 12/12/2017
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Controlling Agencies

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Controlled Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
2577Geological Survey of Queensland 3/4/2012 12/12/2017
983Inspector of Mines, Rockhampton 3/4/2012 12/12/2017
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Finding Aids

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Remarks

Information Sources

Queensland Government Gazette 2012, vol. 359, no. 77, pp, 869 - 872, 890
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 1 November 2013, vol. 364, no. 51, pp. 327 - 331
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 16 February 2015, vol. 368, no. 34, pp. 372 - 407
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 12 December 2017, vol. 376, no.97, pp. 671 - 680
Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 21 December 2017, vol. 376, no.103, pp. 705 - 747
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Legislation

Establishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 1) 2012
Abolishing Public Service Act 2008: Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 3) 2017
Administered Acts administered are listed in Administrative Arrangements Order (No. 2) 2013, Queensland Government Gazette Extraordinary, 1 November 2013, vol. 364, no. 51, pp. 327 - 331
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Description
ESTABLISHMENT:
Under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 1) 2012, the Department of Natural Resources and Mines was established on 3 April 2012, absorbing most of the functions relating to mining and natural resource management previously undertaken by the Departments of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, and Environment and Resource Management.

On 16 February 2015, under Administrative Arrangements Order (No.1) 2015, this Department continued to operate under the same name and previous responsibilities, with the added responsibility of Strategic Cropping Land Mitigation.

FUNCTIONS:
Mining and petroleum including -
-Extractive resource planning
-Gas pipelines
-Geological survey, exploration promotion and investment attraction
-Greenhouse gas storage
-Land access policy
-Mineral and energy resources
-Mineral resources impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander interests
-Mining and petroleum industry development
-Mining, petroleum and geothermal tenures
-Pipeline licenses
-Rents

Safety and health including -
-Abandoned mines, explosives, extractive industries, gas, geothermal, mining and petroleum

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander matters including -
-Land interests
-Land titles

Governance and oversight of Category 2 water authorities

Land including -
-Allocation, management and use of state land
-Compulsory acquisition
-Conservation
-Information
-Land protection (removed 1 July 2013)
-Land titles
-Strategic cropping land (from 16/2/2015)
-Surveying and mapping
-Valuations

Native title

Natural resource management including -
-Catchment management
-Water resource management

Place names
Selling allocation of state quarry material under the Water Act 2000
Registration of valuers and surveyors
Water resource allocation, planning and management (from 1 July 2013)
Western rivers (from 1 July 2013)

ABOLITION:
On 12 December 2017, under Public Service Departmental Arrangements Notice (No. 3) 2017, the Department of Natural Resources and Mines was renamed the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID11458, Department of Natural Resources and Mines (III)
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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