Gold interest moves to North
THE Kilkivan-Theebine district may be sitting on a gold mine, according to a new mining lease application applying to land on Running Creek.
The area is roughly west of Theebine and North-East of Kilkivan and is within the Gympie Regional Council area.
According to a statutory public notice advising of the mining application, anyone objecting to the proposal has until March 19 to make their concerns known.
The notice, published in The Gympie Times this week, announces the intention of six applicants with varying interests in the proposal to extract and remove gold on freehold land in the area, which is centred on a tributary of the Mary River.
The applicants are Johan Hattingh, Martin Arthur Rayner, Charles Du Piessis, Leslie William Barter, Bernard Alan Rayner and Andrew Carroll.
Objections may be lodged with the Mining Registrar, Brisbane District Office, Queensland Mines and Energy, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, PO Box 1475, Coorparoo DC Queensland 4151.
A valid objection must give reasons, be signed and dated by each objector and include their names and addresses.
It advises intending objectors to telephone the Mining Registrar on 3238 3733 to obtain an approved objection form.
A copy of the objection would also need to be lodged with the applicant, listed as Johan Hattingh , care of Tenement Administration Services Pty Ltd, PO Box 8045, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102.