Contacting Resource & Environmental Regulation

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The department provides regulatory and policy oversight of the mineral and energy resources sector by overseeing the industry’s environmental standards, resource titles systems, worker health and safety, geoscience functions and dangerous goods legislation.

Contact information

Street address:
Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth

Postal address
Locked Bag 100
East Perth  WA  6892

Phone
(08) 9222 3333

 Contacts for the Resources sector

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Andrew Chaplyn

Deputy Director General, Resource and Environmental Regulation

Phone: 9358 8076
Mobile: 0438 869 484
Email: andrew.chaplyn@dmirs.wa.gov.au

  • Oversees regulation and development of resources in Western Australia in a sustainable and responsible manner
  • Administers Access for Exploration and Development 
  • Compliance Oversight of Resources Sector with Land Access, Financial and Environmental Obligations 
  • Geological Survey of Western Australia
  • Resource strategy and policy development through promoting data and Information
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Kristian Dawson

Executive Director Resource Tenure

Phone: (08) 9222 3170
Mobile: 0407 519 552
Email: Kristian.dawson@dmirs.wa.gov.au
  • Titles and land access approvals including assistance with Native Title approvals
  • Tenure operational policy and guidelines
  • Maintenance of resource cadastre system
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Tyler Sujdovic

Executive Director Resource and Environmental Compliance

Phone: 922 23851
Mobile: 0499 787 535
Email: tyler.sujdovic@dmirs.wa.gov.au
  • Mining and petroleum activity assessments
  • Title management and compliance with conditions
  • Petroleum operational and environmental compliance
  • Mining environmental and closure compliance
  • Royalties, financial compliance (*being transferred)
  • Administration of the Mining Rehabilitation Fund (MRF)
  • Operational policy and project coordination
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Michele Spencer

Executive Director Geological Survey and Resource Strategy

Phone: 9222 3831
Mobile: 0447 157 759
Email:
michelle.spencer@dmirs.wa.gov.au 

  • Acquisition, delivery and promotion of pre-competitive geoscience information (GSWA)
  • Resource strategy and policy
  • Abandoned mines
  • Exploration Incentive Scheme (EIS)
  • Mineralisation assessments and core libraries
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Ivor Roberts

Executive Director Regulatory Support

Phone: 9358 8161
Mobile: 0459 128 817
Email: ivor.roberts@dmirs.wa.gov.au
  • Information and stakeholder engagement
  • Data analytics
  • Industry health and safety performance reporting
  • Health and safety policy
  • Business improvement
 

Iain Dainty

Director WorkSafe Petroleum Safety and Dangerous Goods

Phone: 9358 8191
Mobile:  0427 739 357
Email: Iain.dainty@dmirs.wa.gov.au

  • Dangerous goods compliance
  • Explosives reserves
  • Major hazard facility (MHF) safety case management
  • Petroleum safety management
    • Inspection and compliance of petroleum facilities
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Christina Folley

Director WorkSafe Mines Safety

Phone: 9358 8178
Mobile: 0439 141 818
Email: christina.folley@dmirs.wa.gov.au 
  • Work health and safety on mining operations
  • Technical assessment and review of submissions
  • Inspections, audits and investigations
  • Health monitoring programs for mining operations
  • Mineral industry safety performance monitoring

 

 Contact information for the Resource and Environmental Compliance Division

 

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Tyler Sujdovic

Executive Director Resource and Environmental Compliance

Phone: 922 23851
Mobile: 0499 787 535
Email: tyler.sujdovic@dmirs.wa.gov.au
 
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Daniel Endacott

General Manager Mining Environmental Compliance

Phone: (08) 9222 3204
Mobile: 0437 363 711
Email: daniel.endacott@dmirs.wa.gov.au
  • Assessment of mining activities
    • Programmes of work
    • Mining proposals
    • Mine closure plans
    • Advice to EPA and JTSI
  • Monitoring industry performance, inspections, annual environmental reports and incident reporting
  • Provision of advice and guidance on
    • Mineral exploration/prospecting activities
    • State significant mining projects and State Agreements
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Ikae Brown

A/General Manager Petroleum and Energy Compliance

Phone: (08) 9222 3056
Mobile: 0460 040 850
Email: Ikae.brown@dmirs.wa.gov.au
  • Petroleum regulation
    • inspections and compliance with conditions and approvals
    • decommissioning and closure
  • Approval and monitoring of petroleum and geothermal activities
    • Environment Plans
    • Oil Spill Contingency Plans
    • Well management plans
    • Field management plans
    • Annual assessment reports
    • Technical assessments of operations including petroleum pipelines and facilities
    • Greenhouse gas and natural gas underground storage
  • Domestic gas supply outlook
  • Petroleum measurement / metering
  • Hydrogen energy technical advice
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Hailey Packer

General Manager Title Compliance

Phone: (08) 9222 0416
Email: hailey.adams-packer@dmirs.wa.gov.au
  • Mining title compliance
    • Vary title conditions
    • Excess tonnage application
    • Exemptions from expenditure including statutory declarations
    • Extensions / renewal of tenement term
    • Forfeitures and penalties in lieu
    • Rent, fees and debt recovery
    • Surrenders - Extensions of time
    • Form 5 (expenditure reports)
    • Rent
    • Bonds/Securities
    • Restoration
  • Petroleum title compliance
    • Vary or suspend petroleum work programmes
    • Retention status
    • Survey / Well applications
    • Annual fees
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Emily Cross

A/General Manager Operational Administration

Phone: (08) 9222 3723
Mobile: 0491 964 935
Email: emily.cross@dmirs.wa.gov.au
  • Administrative management and coordination
  • Legislative and regulatory reform
  • Digital Transformation Project (RoL)
  • Mining Rehabilitation Fund (MRF)
  • Golden Gecko Awards
  • Digital technology coordination
  • QMS coordination
    • Website management
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Travis Inman

General Manager Mine Closure and Environmental Services

Phone: (08) 9222 3386
Email: travis.inman@dmirs.wa.gov.au
  • Mine closure advice and guidance
  • Native vegetation clearing assessments
  • Environmental compliance and enforcement
  • Technical leadership and stewardship on
    • Mine closure
    • Rehabilitation
    • Biological assessments
    • Other environmental technical matters
  • Technical expertise in
    • Mine closure
    • Rehabilitation

 

 Contact information for Geological Survey and Resource Division

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Michele Spencer

Executive Director Geological Survey and Resource Strategy

Phone: (08) 9222 3831
Mobile: 0447 157 759
Email: michele.spencer@dmirs.wa.gov.au

 

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Samantha Carter

A/Director Mineral and Energy Resources

Phone: 9222 3566
Email: samantha.carter@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Minerals and Energy Resources

  • Minerals geoscience – mineral systems studies
  • Energy geoscience – basin and prospectivity studies
  • Statutory exploration reporting (WAMEX and WAPIMS databases)
  • Mines and mineral deposits information (MINEDEX database)
  • Land use planning – resources, prospectivity and geoheritage
  • Abandoned Mines Program
    • rehabilitation
  • Resource investor information
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Simon Johnson

Director Regional Geoscience

Phone: (08) 9222 3127
Mobile: 0428 521 071
Email: simonpaul.johnson@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Geoscience

  • Proterozoic margins
  • Lithospheric Architecture
    • Geophysical Acquisition and Processing
    • 3D Geoscience
  • Geochronology & Geochemistry
    • Geochronology, geochemistry and isotope geology
    • GSWA Laboratory
  • 4D Geodynamics
  • State Geoscience
    • State Maps and Databases
    • Thermal History
    • Paleontology
  • Geoscience Mapping through cover
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Paul Duncan

General Manager Geoscience and Titles Information

Phone: (08) 9222 3845
Email: Paul.Duncan@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Geoscience and Titles Information

Geoscience Information

  • Editing and publishing
  • Mapping and events
  • Graphics

Titles information

  • Core library
  • Field logistics
  • Data capture
  • Native title
  • Spatial projects
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Deavi Purnomo

Chief Geoscience Information Officer Data Management

Phone: (08) 9222 0498
Mobile: 0402 628 926
Email: deavi.purnomo@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Data Management

Geoscience Data Strategy

  • Data Projects
  • Application Development
  • Data Products Development

Geoscience Data Governance

  • Data Architecture
  • Information Management

Geoscience Data Services

  • Data Products Delivery
  • Spatial Services
  • Imagery

Geoscience Spatial System

  • Spatial Viewer
  • Field Mapping
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Richard Borozdin

General Manager Resource Strategy

Phone: (08) 9222 3511
Mobile: 0427 875 218
Email: richard.borozdin@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Strategic Policy

  • Mineral and petroleum statistics
  • Industry and commodity analysis
  • Economic and financial modelling
  • Ministerial briefings
  • Strategic resource policy coordination, development and analysis
  • Lead agency project coordination
  • Commonwealth State relations including COAG Energy Council
  • Petroleum legislation development
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Charlotte Hall

EIS Coordinator Special Projects and Administration

Phone: 9222 3410
Mobile: 0429 550 591
Email: charlotte.hall@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Special Projects and Administration
Exploration Incentive Scheme

  • Government - Industry co-funded programs
  • Co-funded drilling
  • Energy analysis cofunding
  • Geophysical Surveys
  • Encouraging exploration through cover
  • 3D prospectivity mapping
  • Promoting strategic research with industry
  • Gold State Battery Project

 

 Contact information for the Resource Tenure Division

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Kristian Dawson

Executive Director Resource Tenure

Phone: (08) 9222 3170
Mobile: 0407 519 552
Email: Kristian.dawson@dmirs.wa.gov.au
 
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Jared Barnett

General Manager Resource Tenure

Phone: (08) 9222 3759
Mobile: 0457 237 896
Email: jared.barnett@dmirs.wa.gov.au

  • Approval and administration of mineral titles for exploration and production under Mining Act 1978
  • Administration of State Agreements
  • Future Act process under Native Title Act 1993
  • Management of Warden’s Court and Mining Registrars
  • Legislative and regulatory reforms
  • Approval of Petroleum title for exploration and production
  • Petroleum title administration performance reporting
  • Petroleum dealings under delegated authority
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Virginia Wright

Acting Manager Mineral Tenure
Area 1

Phone: (08) 9222 0902
Mobile: 0429 370 593
Email: Virginia.Wright@dmirs.wa.gov.au

  • Approval and administration of mineral titles for exploration and production under Mining Act 1978
  • Administration of State Agreements
  • Future Act process under Native Title Act 1993
  • Management of Warden’s Court and Mining Registrars
  • Legislative and regulatory reforms
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Sharon Robins

Manager Resource Tenure
Area 2

Phone: (08) 9222 3356
Mobile: 0457 173 879
Email: sharon.robins@dmirs.wa.gov.au 
  • Approval and administration of mineral titles for exploration and production under Mining Act 1978
  • Administration of State Agreements
  • Future Act process under Native Title Act 1993
  • Management of Warden’s Court and Mining Registrars
  • Legislative and regulatory reforms
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Michael Tuang 

Manager Resource Tenure (Petroleum)
Area 3

Phone: (08) 9222 3212
Email: Michael.tuang@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Mining and Petroleum Titles

  • Approval of petroleum titles for exploration and production
  • Petroleum title administration and performance reporting
  • Petroleum dealings under delegated authority
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Zoran Vukojevic

Acting General Manager- Major Resource Projects

Phone: (08) 9222 3007
Mobile: 0457 236 368
Email: zoran.vukojevic@dmirs.wa.gov.au

  • Legislative and regulatory reform
  • Resource Tenure projects and policies
  • Resources Industry Consultative Committee
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Steve Brown

General Manager Systems and Applications

Phone: (08) 9222 3803
Email: steve.brown@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Business Systems

  • Management of business critical systems such as Tengraph Web, eMiTS (mining register), and Petroleum and Geothermal Register
  • Business integration across systems and divisions
  • Specialised reporting and data analysis
  • New initiatives such as GDA2020 etc.
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Simon Moore

General Manager Resource Access

Phone: (08) 9222 3813
Email: Simon.moore@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Native Title

  • Native Title future act proceedings
  • Resource Access projects
  • Reforms to administrative policy and procedures
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Nila Falletti

Acting Coordinator Executive Support

Phone: (08) 9222 3817
Email: nila.falletti@dmirs.wa.gov.au

Administration

  • HR coordination and budget management
  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Corporate and performance reporting
  • Quality Management system (ISO 9001:2015)
  • Business process framework
  • Business Continuity and Risk Management

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