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Western Australia legislative reforms – get involved

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An important part of AusIMM’s role as the Trusted Voice for people in resources is to work with Australian governments to ensure regulatory frameworks are responsive and reflect the highest standards of technical and professional excellence, mining practices and industry developments.

The WA Government is currently consulting on a proposed Streamlining (Mining Amendment) Bill 2021, with the purpose of simplifying the activity approval processes for the resources sector. The Bill seeks to streamline the assessment of low impact activities and provide a consolidated approvals process for mining operations.

You can learn more about the proposed reforms here.

Your voice on WA approvals reforms

As part of this consultation, we invite you to review the draft guideline and provide your views to us.

In doing so, you can contribute to AusIMM's ongoing engagement with the Western Australian Government and play a part in our shared role as the Trusted Voice for people in resources.

We encourage members to forward their feedback on the draft Bill to the Policy team via or on our website's feedback form by 14 June 2021.

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