The Government of Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is proposing important amendments to the Mining Act 1978, through the Streamlining (Mining Amendment) Bill 2021. 

A summary of the Bill is available here

The goal of the amendments is to simplify, modernise, and expedite the approval process, also introducing easier administration of compliance with conditions of approval.   

This week Econumerics attended one of the information sessions currently being held by DMIRS. The Department is seeking feedback from stakeholders on proposed amendments to the Mining Act 1978, until 25 June 2021. 

Until that date, you can find more information on the consultation here