Notice of Application for an Exploration Licence EL008489

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)

Syndicate Minerals Pty Ltd
Acute Business Services Unit 53 Level 2 11-15 Labouchere Road
South Perth WA 6151

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

Phone: 02 9967 4844

3. Applicant’s website (see notes)

Further information about this application is available at

4. Details of the application

Application number: EL008489

Locality of the land to which the application relates: In Caramut, Narreb, and Chatsworth town areas in the Moyne, Southern Grampians and Ararat Local Government Areas.

Approximate area of the application (Graticular Sections): 342

Date of the application: 18 April 2024

Term the licences are applied for: 5 years

Outline of the proposed programs of work: The proposed program of work will include the analysis of historical data, negotiation for land access arrangements, and potential rock chip sampling in the first year. Following the completion of sampling and remote sensing, drilling will be conducted if there is sufficient confidence in drilling targets. Throughout the exploration planning process, Syndicate will consult with landholders and the community and provide information on proposed exploration activities and allow opportunities for feedback to be incorporated into the planning process.

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.

Map of application area for EL008489

Page last updated: 01 May 2024