Mining environmental approvals

Find information to help you navigate the Western Australian mining environmental approvals process.

The Government of Western Australian is committed to the responsible use of the state’s mining resources.

Mining proponents must obtain mining environmental approvals from Western Australian and Australian government agencies. These approval processes aim to protect environmental, cultural and community values while promoting responsible mining activities.

This page tells you how to obtain mining environmental approvals. 

Page reviewed 20 July 2021