Northern Territory Government

Fossicking in the Northern Territory


Reported illegal mining

NEWS / 28 Apr 2023

There have been reports of illegal mining on mineral title EL31774 located on the Cox Peninsular Rd.

Fossicking on Pastoral Leases

NEWS / 18 Aug 2022

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has been confirmed in countries close to Australia.

Illegal Fossicking – Mount Bonnie Mineral Leases

NEWS / 05 Jul 2022

On Monday 4 July 2022 the department received a report from the holder of the Mount Bonnie mineral leases, advising they had noticed illegal excavation and removal of material from Mineral Lease Northern 1033.

Fossicking – Cox Peninsular Road

NEWS / 17 Jun 2022

On Tuesday 7 June 2022 the department received a report of six car loads of people fossicking along Cox Peninsula Road, between two and four kilometres north of the Fog Bay Rd turnoff.

Approvals to enter reserved land now suspended

NEWS / 09 Apr 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 threat the department has suspended the approval of all consents to enter reserved land over a proposed fossicking area to fossick.

2019 end-of-year closure

NEWS / 14 Nov 2019

Mines division will be closed from Wednesday 25 December 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020 inclusive.

Business will resume from Thursday 2 January 2020.

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