Exploration
Exploration agreements cover grants for mining exploration tenements, or conditions for conducting exploration.
NameDateDocuments
Wagyl Kaip & Southern Noongar Indigenous Land Use Agreement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/10/2018 
South West Boojarah #2 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/10/2018 
Ballardong People Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/10/2018 
Gnaala Karla Booja Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/10/2018 
Whadjuk People Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/10/2018 
Yungngora Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC, Buru Energy Limited and Diamond Resources (Canning) Pty Ltd Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)5/09/2016 
Dieri Geotechnics Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)29/06/2016 
RTIO and Nyiyaparli People Additional ILUA (Area Agreement) for Nyiyaparli People's Native Title Claim #3 (ILUA)10/03/2016 
Arrow Darumbal LNG Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) No.2 6/11/2015  
Old May Downs Quarry Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)27/12/2014  
Dja Dja Wurrung and Excalibur Mining Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)14/03/2014  
Dja Dja Wurrung and Dusan Gorjance for PL1008 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)16/10/2013  
Gunaikurnai and Icon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)1/09/2013  
Emuford Battery Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA): John Fitzgerald and Bar Barrum People 6/03/2013  
QGC Pty Limited - Jangga Indigenous Land Use Agreement 2/03/2013
Lake Disappointment Project Mining and Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 21/12/2012 
Moranbah North Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 8/10/2012 
Indigenous Land Use Agreement relating to EPC772 and ATP718P3/10/2012  
Dja Dja Wurrung Peoples and Hodges Resources Ltd (EL4907) Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)7/09/2012
SCONI Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)20/08/2012
Kalkadoon People/Xstrata Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 12/06/2012
QGC and Wiri Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 8/05/2012 
QGC and Barada Barna Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 8/05/2012 
QGC, Barada Barna and Wiri Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 8/05/2012
Wavehill v Northern Territory of Australia [2011] FCA 5812/06/2011
Barunga v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 518 26/05/2011
Goonack v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 51623/05/2011
RTIO Ngarluma Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 18/03/2011 
Gunai / Kurnai - Stan Wassylko Indigneous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/03/2011
Port Curtis Coral Coast and Australia Pacific LNG Pty Limited Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 9/03/2011 
Iman People #2 and QGC Pty Limited Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 7/02/2011
NGMA Regional Mining/Exploration ILUA3/01/2011 
Macedon Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)23/06/2010 
Port Curtis Coral Coast & QGC Pty Limited Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 20/03/2010 
Small Scale Regional Mining Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Dja Dja Wurrung and PMAV) 22/02/2010  
Joint Bar-Barrum Jirrbal Herberton Project Indigneous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)28/07/2008
Gunai/Kurnai - Morning Star Regional Exploration and Mining Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)27/06/2008 
Pilbara Iron - Eastern Guruma Body Corporate Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)23/06/2008
Central Petroleum and others and Central Land Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)re: Exploration Permits 82, 112, 118 and 12513/06/2008
PNG Gas Pipeline Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)15/05/2008 
NT Oil Ltd: EP 127 and 128 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)15/04/2008 
Steering Committee for the Development of a Victorian Native Title Settlement Framework18/03/2008
Bar Barrum Small Mining Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)12/03/2007
Muluridji People Small Scale Mining & Exploration Activities Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)23/02/2007
Wedderburn Mining Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)6/11/2006
Victorian Mining Licence 5433 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)6/11/2006
Gournditch-Mara & Lynch Mining - Victorian Exploration Licences 4368 & 4369 6/10/2006 
Gawler Ranges Mineral Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)30/06/2006 
Small Scale Mining and Exploration Activities - Western Yalanji People Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)6/06/2006 
Western Yalanji #3 Fossicking Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)18/05/2006 
Low Impact Exploration and Exploration, Dja Dja Wurrung Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)5/05/2006 
Low Impact Exploration and Exploration - Wamba Wamba, Barapa Barapa & Wadi Wadi People Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)5/05/2006 
Metallica Minerals Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)25/11/2005 
Reynolds Range Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)28/10/2005 
Birrindudu Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)30/09/2005 
Stuart Stage 2 Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)5/08/2005 
Antakirinja Area Minerals Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (No 2)14/06/2005
South-West Queensland Cooper Basin Exploration Agreement (Native Title Act) June 20051/06/2005
Small Scale Mining and Exploration Activities Queensland South Area Yowah Cleared Area Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)28/04/2005 
Yowah and Quilpie Small Scale Opal Mining Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)28/04/2005 
Western Yalanji People Exploration Permit Backlog Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)24/02/2005 
Bangku-Bangku Makiya Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)21/02/2005 
Djungan Small Scale Mining and Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)29/11/2004 
Arabunna Area Minerals Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)13/10/2004 
Ewamian Small Scale Mining and Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)7/10/2004 
Small Scale Mining and Exploration Activities North Queensland Area TAGALAKA Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)7/10/2004 
Kangoulu People ILUA Exploration Permit Backlog Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)25/06/2004 
Gugu Badhun People Exploration Permit Backlog Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)15/06/2004 
Waanyi ILUA for Backlog Exploration Permits Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)15/06/2004 
Kalkadoon and Yulluna Peoples Joint Indigenous Land Use Agreement for Backlog Exploration Permits (ILUA)28/05/2004 
Antakirinja Area Minerals Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)18/05/2004 
Exploration Permit 93 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)18/05/2004 
Kalkadoon and Indjalandji / Dithannoi Peoples Backlog Exploration Permit Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)29/04/2004 
Small Mining Project - Yowah Area - Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)16/04/2004 
Kalkadoon and Waluwarra Peoples Backlog Exploration Permit Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)22/03/2004 
Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd - Eastern Guruma Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)5/03/2004 
Birri and Kudjala Peoples Joint Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Exploration Permit Backlog Project23/02/2004 
Minerals Exploration Indigenous Land Use Area Agreement Template (ILUA) (SA) 1/01/2004 
Birri Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) for Backlog Exploration Permits11/12/2003 
Yulluna Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) for Backlog Exploration Permits24/11/2003 
Olympia Resources Limited / CLC Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)20/11/2003 
Barrow Creek CLC Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/11/2003 
Pitta Pitta People Exploration Permit Backlog Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)6/11/2003 
Twin Hills Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)3/11/2003 
Blackwater and South Blackwater Mines Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)14/10/2003 
Ewamian and Tagalaka Peoples Joint Backlog Exploration Permits Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)7/10/2003 
Ewamian People Exploration Permit Backlog Project #2 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)7/10/2003 
Djungan People Exploration Permit Backlog Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)7/10/2003 
ATP701P CSG Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)8/08/2003 
Cracow Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)23/06/2003 
Ewamian People Exploration Permit Backlog Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)16/05/2003 
Teck Cominco Australia Pty Ltd/Flinders Diamonds Ltd/CLC Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 17/04/2003 
Teck Cominco Australia Pty Ltd / CLC Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/04/2003 
Kalkadoon / Matrix Metals Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)19/02/2003 
Tagalaka People Exploration Permit Backlog Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)22/01/2003 
Native Title Petroleum Agreement between the Northern Land Council and Pardi Pty Ltd1/01/2003
Native Title Petroleum Agreement between the Northern Land Council and Sweetpea Corporation1/01/2003
Maiawali and Karuwali #2 EP Backlog Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)6/12/2002 
Ausquest Limited/CLC No. 3 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 5/12/2002 
Ewamian and Teck Cominco Australia Minerals Pty Ltd Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)15/11/2002 
Kajeena Mining Company Pty Ltd/CLC Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)13/11/2002 
Kajeena Mining Company Pty Ltd #2 (Mt Cavenagh, Victory Downs and Umbeara) Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 13/11/2002 
Imperial Granites & Minerals Pty Ltd / CLC Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)11/11/2002 
Ausquest Limited / CLC No. 2 - (within Kirkimbie, Bunda, Wallamanga, Birrindudu PPL's) Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)5/09/2002 
Tanami Exploration NL / CLC - Harts Range Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)5/09/2002 
BHP Minerals Pty Ltd/CLC - Curtin Springs Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 27/06/2002 
Winton ILUA - Maiawali and Karuwali People Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)13/06/2002 
Model Exploration Agreement between De Beers Australia Exploration Ltd and Northern Land Council22/05/2002
Timor Sea Treaty20/05/2002 
KERG Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/05/2002 
Kalkadoon / MIM Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)17/05/2002 
Model Exploration Agreement between Bootu Creek Resources Pty Ltd1/05/2002
Memorandum of Understanding between Bootu Creek Resources Pty Ltd and the Northern Land Council1/05/2002
Memorandum of Understanding between Tawana Resources NL and the Northern Land Council1/05/2002
Bar-Barrum Fossicking Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)12/04/2002 
Memorandum of Understanding between Rio Tinto Exploration Pty Ltd and the Northern Land Council1/12/2001 
BHP Minerals Pty Ltd Central Land Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)19/11/2001 
Ausquest Limited/CLC Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) 15/11/2001 
Cooper Basin Access Agreements1/10/2001
Tanami Exploration, Central Land Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)4/09/2001 
Powercoal Pty Ltd, Victor Perry, Stephen Seiver & NSW ALC ILUA Area Agreement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)29/08/2001 
Ngalpil v State of Western Australia [2001] FCA 1140 (20 August 2001)20/08/2001 
Kangoulu People and AusQuest Limited Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)29/06/2001 
Protocol for the Negotiation of Agreements for Exploration and Mining for New South Wales26/06/2001
Giants Reef Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)15/03/2001 
Model Exploration & Mining Agreement between Rio Tinto Exploration Pty Ltd, Local Aboriginal Groups and the Northern Land Council1/01/2001
Suplejack Agreement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)30/10/2000 
Yamatji Land and Sea Council Contract for Exploration Services30/08/2000
Arnhem Land West Deed of Assignment and Covenant20/04/2000
Thalanyji People Agreement1/01/2000
Mt Lean Agreement1/01/2000
Statewide Model Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Queensland)1/01/2000
Guruma East Agreement1/01/2000
Wunara Exploration Deed1/01/2000
Yamatji Land and Sea (Yamatji barna Baba Maaja) Agreement 1/01/2000
Kimberley Region Native Title and Heritage Protection Memorandum of Understanding23/06/1999
Stokes Range Agreement1/01/1999
Benda Bluff & Collara Mts Agreement1/01/1999
Nyamal People Agreement1/01/1999
Yamatji Land and Sea Council, Mt Candolle Agreement1/01/1999
Balangarra Agreement1/01/1999
AuDAX Resources NL and the Mirriwung Gajerrong People Agreement1/05/1998
Snake Creek Exploration Joint Venture18/03/1998
North East Goldfields (Interim) Heritage Site Clearance Protocol8/02/1998
Pine Ridge & Mt Davies Agreements1/01/1998
Yulga Jinna Agreement1/01/1998
South Nicholson River Agreement1/01/1998
Dambimingari Agreement1/01/1998
South Australian Access Clearance Agreement15/08/1997
Amity Oil Limited and the Nyoongar Community Agreement16/05/1997
Tjupan Ngalia Agreement4/03/1997
Snake Creek Deed for Exploration10/01/1997
Far West Coast (SA) Agreement1/01/1997
Hamersley Exploration Agreements1/01/1996
Jila Deed for Exploration18/12/1995
Snowdrop Creek Deed for Exploration28/08/1995
Mount Stretton Deed for Exploration27/06/1995
Willowra Deed for Exploration1/06/1995
Wellington Agreement1/01/1995
Walgundu Exploration Agreement1/01/1995
TIMOR GAP TREATY between Australia and the Republic of Indonesia on the Zone of cooperation in an area between the Indonesian Province of East Timor and Northern Australia11/12/1989 
Tanami Mining Agreements1/01/1983
1972 Seabed Boundaries Agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia and the Republic of Indonesia on Seabed Boundaries in the Area of the Timor and Arafura Seas.9/10/1972 
Diamond Resources (Canning) Pty Ltd
Diamond Resources (Fitzroy) Pty Ltd
Pro forma section 31 Deed for Petroleum Exploration Permits (Victoria)
Waterways Authority
De Beers Canada Mining Inc
Pluton Resources Limited
Ripple Resources Pty Ltd
Bridgefield Party Limited
Olive Tregonning, Sandra Middleton Patten, Graham John (Bootsie) Thorpe and Albert Mullet on behalf of the Gunai/Kurnai People
Lynette Dunn and Nabaru (Billy) Landy on behalf of the Karnapyrri Claim Group
MDP Uranium Pty Ltd
Teddy Biljabu, Kevin Fred, Patricia Fry, Lindsay Hardcase, Grant Judson, Ben Odapanie, Colin Peterson, Neil Pitu (Bidu), Pincher Rubin, Nancy Taylor and Kenny Thomas on behalf of the Martu No 1 Claim Group
Cameco Australia Pty Ltd
NORNICO Pty Ltd
Reward Minerals Limited
Pro forma Project Consent Deed for Petroleum Exploration Permits (Victoria)
Wiri Registered Native Title Claimant for the Wiri People
Q Coal Pty Ltd
Agreement between Mayala and Pluton Resources
Adnyamathanha Mineral Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)  
North Queensland Metals Limited
Walker Resources Pty Ltd
Beach Energy Ltd
Cooper Energy Ltd
Impress (Cooper Basin) Pty. Ltd.
Senex Energy Ltd
Xstrata Copper Exploration Pty Ltd
Holocene Pty Ltd
Northern Territory Oil Limited
Access Clearance and Native Title Mining Agreement
Exploration Agreement
Work Area Clearance Agreement
Injarnyala Aboriginal Corporation
Oldfield Exploration Pty Ltd
Pro forma Project Consent Deed for Exploration Licences (Victoria)
Pro forma section 31 Deed for Exploration Licences (Victoria)
White Lakes (Martu People) Agreement
Model Low Impact Exploration Access Agreement
Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
North Queensland Pipeline No 1 Pty Ltd
Pro forma Indigenous Land Use Agreement for Exploration Licences / Mining Licences (Victoria)
Vale Australia (QC) Pty Ltd
Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA) (Cth)
Dugulburra Ecological and Environmental Services Group
Dianne Mining Corporation Pty Ltd
North-West Gas Precinct Agreement
Vale Coal Exploration Pty Ltd
Pegler on behalf of the Widi People of the Nebo Estate #2 v State of Queensland (No 3) [2016] FCA 1272  
Newlands Coal Pty Ltd
Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)
Buru Energy Ltd
Kintyre Aboriginal Survey and Compensation Agreement

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