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PX4: Where Compliance Meets Versatility in Western Australia

PX4 is versatile and multijurisdictional tenement management software, encompassing the diverse regulatory requirements of Western Australia, Australia. The Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation & Safety (DEMIRS) is the primary regulatory authority within the State of Western Australia, which provides stakeholders with a myriad of valuable resources. In covering the unique regulatory obligations of the Western Australian resources landscape, PX4 offers an intuitive and innovative tenement management experience.

PX4 Makes Compliance Easy

PX4’s Western Australia Solution

In Western Australia, PX4 is your comprehensive solution for managing a wide range of resource Authority Types and their regulatory compliance requirements.
Authority Type Abbreviation Category Status
Access Authority AA Petroleum Live
Exploration Licence E Mineral or Coal Live
Exploration Licence (pre 10 Feb 2006) E Mineral or Coal Live
General Purpose Lease G Mineral or Coal Live
General Purpose Lease (linked) G Mineral or Coal Live
General Purpose Lease (State Agreement) G Mineral or Coal Live
Generic Licence / Permit - Expiry GEN Miscellaneous Live
Generic Licence / Permit - no expiry GEN Miscellaneous Live
Generic Licence / Permit - Renewal GEN Miscellaneous Live
Geothermal Exploration Permit GEP Petroleum Live
Mining Lease M Mineral or Coal Live
Mining Lease (State Agreement) M Mineral or Coal Live
Miscellaneous Licence L Mineral or Coal Live
Miscellaneous Licence (Linked) L Mineral or Coal Live
Miscellaneous Licence (State Agreement) L Mineral or Coal Live
Petroleum Exploration Permit PEP Petroleum Live
Petroleum Production Licence L Petroleum Live
Pipeline Licence PL Petroleum Live
Prospecting Licence P Mineral or Coal Live
Retention Licence R Mineral or Coal Live
Special Prospecting Authority Petroleum To be Mapped
Special Prospecting Authority with Acreage option Petroleum To be Mapped

Navigating Western Australia’s Resource Regulations with Confidence

PX4 stands as a stalwart ally of tenement managers and mining companies operating in Western Australia. With PX4’s expansive and up-to-date knowledge of the State’s intricate regulatory landscape, it acts like a compass on a complex regulatory journey. By meticulously encompassing relevant regulations and compliance requirements, PX4 provides all of its users, experienced and novice alike, with a system that navigates you safely through Western Australia’s resources regulations. Detailed and extensive regulatory obligations embedded as workflows streamline often burdensome compliance requirements.

Moreover, PX4 doesn’t stop at mere compliance. A comprehensive set of reporting tools enables many others to see and use tenement data in a multitude of ways, elevating the efficiency and reliability of tenement management across Western Australia.

As an important part of compliance in Western Australia, PX4 commends industry-specific associations and peak advocacy bodies such as the Association of Mining & Exploration Companies (AMEC), Chamber of Minerals and Energy Western Australia (CME), Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA), Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA), and Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), who all champion different aspects of the resource sector. PX4’s membership in a number of peak resource industry bodies ensures that PX4 remains highly responsive to regulatory compliance updates and changes, providing a comprehensive and current compliance solution for Western Australian resource authorities.
Peak industry bodies & advocates Link
Association of Mining & Exploration Companies (AMEC) https://amec.org.au/
Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA)  https://www.appea.com.au/
Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia https://www.cmewa.com.au/
Minerals Council of Australia https://minerals.org.au/
Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia https://pesa.com.au/

When Regulations Change, PX4 Evolves

Regulatory Amendments Accommodated by PX4

In a dynamic regulatory environment staying compliant is paramount. PX4 embraces this challenge with ongoing pathway amendments to ensure our solution responds rapidly to regulatory changes. We’re your dependable partner in tenement compliance, guaranteeing that you are equipped to meet today’s and tomorrow’s compliance requirements with confidence.
Legislation Current Link
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021 27 of 2021 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_a147323.html
Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 7 Jan 2023 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/main_mrtitle_3_homepage.html
Aboriginal Heritage Amendment Regulations 1995 30 Jun 1995 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s14258.html
Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 1974 22 Dec 2021 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_a3_subsidiary.html
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Environment) Regulations 2012 29 Aug 2012 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s43516.html
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Hydraulic Fracturing) Regulations 2017 25 Sep 2021 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s49428.html
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2015 15 Jan 2022 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s44866.html
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 24 Mar 2023 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/main_mrtitle_704_homepage.html
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Regulations 1987 1 Jul 2023 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s4690.html
Petroleum Pipelines (Environment) Regulations 2012 29Aug 2012 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s43518.html
Petroleum Pipelines Act 1969 31 Mar 2022 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/main_mrtitle_705_homepage.html
Petroleum Pipelines Regulations 1970 1 Jul 2023 www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s4688.html
Mining Act 1978 18 Nov 2023 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/main_mrtitle_604_homepage.html
Mining Regulations 1981 10 Jan 2023 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s4643.html
Offshore Minerals Act 2003 29 Nov 2016 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_a6352.html
Offshore Minerals Regulations 2010 1 Jul 2023 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s42256.html
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 31 Mar 2022 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_a602.html
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Pipelines) Regulations 2022 31 Mar 2022 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s53286.html
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2015 15 Jan 2022 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s44867.html
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Environment) Regulations 2012 29 Aug 2012 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s43517.html
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Regulations 1990 7 Jan 2023 https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/law_s4687.html
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