Mining, Exploration and Geoscience

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The NSW Government is providing information and resources for businesses to protect staff and customers from COVID-19.
Mining, Exploration and Geoscience is aware of the impacts of COVID-19 on industry and communities across NSW.
MEG has reviewed its policy in response to COVID-19 and will consider the impact of COVID-19 on industry and applications for renewals.
MEG has prepared a fact sheet to support industry to manage a positive COVID-19 case at an exploration or mine site.
For information on the latest Public Health Orders and relief measures, visit:

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