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Item: tenement

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​​a defined area of land granted by a relevant government authority under prescribed legislative conditions to permit various activities associated with the exploration, development and mining of a specific mineral or energy resource, such as coal. Administration and granting of tenements is usually undertaken by state and territory governments, with various types related to the expected level and style of exploration and mining. Tenements are important mechanisms to maintain standards and safeguards relating to environmental factors and other land uses, including native title.

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submitted bySally Tetreault-Campbell
accepted on 27 Mar 2017 03:11:02.905

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description ​​a defined area of land granted by a relevant government authority under prescribed legislative conditions to permit various activities associated with the exploration, development and mining of a specific mineral or energy resource, such as coal. Administration and granting of tenements is usually undertaken by state and territory governments, with various types related to the expected level and style of exploration and mining. Tenements are important mechanisms to maintain standards and safeguards relating to environmental factors and other land uses, including native title.
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description ​​a defined area of land granted by a relevant government authority under prescribed legislative conditions to permit various activities associated with the exploration, development and mining of a specific mineral or energy resource, such as coal. Administration and granting of tenements is usually undertaken by state and territory governments, with various types related to the expected level and style of exploration and mining. Tenements are important mechanisms to maintain standards and safeguards relating to environmental factors and other land uses, including native title.
editorial note Approved March 2017
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note This term and definition is used in technical products in the Bioregional Assessment Programme, a collaboration between the Australian Government Department of the Environment, the Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and Geoscience Australia. For more information see http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au.
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rights © Commonwealth of Australia 2017. All content in this entry is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence. The Bioregional Assessment Programme requests attribution as '© Commonwealth of Australia 2017 (Bioregional Assessment Programme http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au)'. This term is currently available in the test environment of the glossary for the Bioregional Assessment Programme.
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