NSW cuts exploration red tape

NEW South Wales has replaced 158 onerous and duplicative exploration conditions across its minerals, coal and petroleum sectors with 13 standard conditions to boost industry.

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New South Wales has enforced a simpler regulatory framework for cross-sector exploration with just 13 conditions.

The reforms cut costs and approvals processing time for the resources sector and extend exploration licence terms to five years.

They are also risk-based to promote stronger industry accountability.