Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence EL007976

Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 – Section 15(5)
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2019 – Regulation 22(1) and Schedule 1

1. Name and address of applicant(s)

Rovatec Resources Pty Ltd
Unit 7, 11 Ventnor Avenue, West Perth, WA 6005

2. Contact details of applicant for map and other information requests

Telephone No – 0419 341 505
Email –

3. Applicant’s website (see notes)

Further information about this application is available at and Earth Resources licence applications.

4. Details of the application

Application number: EL007976

Locality of the land to which the application relates: approximately 4 km west of Douglas and 31 km east of Edenhope in Western Victoria

Approximate area of the application (Graticular Sections): 58 Graticular Sections

Date of the application: 27 June 2024

Term the licences are applied for: 5 years

Outline of the proposed programs of work: Rovatec Resources is exploring for Mineral Sands and Rare Earth Elements. Proposed work includes, drilling, resource modelling, bulk sampling and metallurgical testwork. Community engagement is to be undertaken through all stages of exploration.

5. Objections and comments

Any person may object or comment to a licence being granted by:

  1. putting the objection or comment in writing; and
  2. including the grounds on which it is made

Objections or comments must be lodged within 21 days after the latest date on which the application was advertised and can be lodged online or posted to:
The Minister for Energy and Resources
c/- Manager Licensing, Earth Resources Regulation, PO Box 500, East Melbourne Victoria 8002

It is recommended that objections or comments are lodged via Resource Rights Allocation and Management to ensure timely consideration.

Enquiries can be made by writing to the Manager Licensing at the above address or by phoning the Earth Resources Information Centre on 136 186.

6. Other information

  1. Subject to other requirements being satisfied, an exploration licence, if granted, entitles the holder of the licence to explore and search for minerals in the relevant land, but does not entitle the holder to undertake mining.
  2. Further information regarding the requirements that must be complied with prior to work being undertaken is available on the department’s Community and Land Use page.

Application area for EL007976

Page last updated: 10 Jul 2024