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New term Crown lease in the Western Division

Before you apply

  1. This application must be submitted by the current leaseholder or a person authorised to submit on their behalf.
  2. If you are unsure if this is the correct form to submit, please call the department on 1300 886 235 to discuss.
  3. Prepare the supporting documents you may have to support your online application form.

Additional information for expiring Term leases in the Western Division. This includes term residential leases at Lightning Ridge Opal Fields (known as Camps on Claims).

The department is committed to offering new term Crown leases to replace the existing term WLL, where possible.

Existing leaseholders will be contacted by the department 2 years prior to their expiry date to commence proceedings for a new term Crown lease.

The department will not be considering any application for a new term Crown lease any earlier than 2 years prior to the expiry date of the existing lease.  The application will be assessed according to the expiry date of the existing lease.

Supporting documentation

Application fee

  • You will be invoiced for the application fee once your application is accepted.  There may be additional fees charged in the assessment process.

Important information about this form

  • By selecting the Submit button, you have read and agreed to the department's Privacy statement.
  • The fields marked with an asterisk * are mandatory and must be completed in order to submit the form.
  • After you have submitted your form, a copy of the application can be emailed to the address entered in the form or a copy can be saved or printed.

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Applicant details

Authorised representative details

For example - Lawyer

Individual or sole traders details


Business entity details

Signatories and office bearers details

Proof of identity documentation is required

Each of the above-named individuals; business entities and office bearers must prove theiridentityby the upload of documents at the end of this application.

Ability to meet the obligationsofaCrown Lease

The Department’s policy on leasing of Crown land requires that a lease may only be granted to an applicant who candemonstrate that they can perform the obligations of the lease instrument. Please refer to the Policy Number IND-0-253 - Leasing of Crown Landfordetails.

Supporting documentation is required
You will be required to upload documentation at the end of this application.

Foreign individual/entity details

Property details

Description of the land

Enter the details of all parcels of Crown land that you are requesting to lease.

Supporting documentation