With offices across Australia, the Hetherington Group is a market leader and specialist in Tenement Management, Environmental Consulting, and Mining Law. For over 35 years, we have specialised in assisting exploration and mining companies across Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific, India, and Canada to manage their commercial tenure goals.
Hetherington Tenements specialises in tenement management, maintaining security of tenure for Australia’s leading exploration & mining companies. Tenement management services include:

  • Tenement Management & Acquisition
  • Land Access
  • Strategic advisory
  • Ongoing tenement obligations and compliance

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Hetherington Legal can assist you to manage your legal requirements across State Mining Acts, Native Title Law, and Environmental Laws and Regulations. Services include:

  • Independent Solicitor Reports
  • Court Representation(Warden’s Court)
  • Due-diligence, Transactions and Agreements
  • Native Title & Aboriginal Heritage

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Hetherington Environmental can help manage the underlying approvals required to ensure the success of your exploration and mining projects.
Services include:

  • Environmental Approvals & Development Consents
  • Environmental Impact Statements(EIS)
  • Environmental Social Governance(ESG) Auditing



Managing tenements, planning, and navigating environmental approvals and compliance requirements involves intricate and specialised knowledge encompassing various domains such as mining law, environmental law, land management procedures, Native Title considerations, and more.

At Hetherington, we stand as a preeminent service provider throughout Australia. Our team of consultants possesses a distinctive blend of qualifications and training, enabling us to deliver a superior level of expertise, extensive industry experience, and dependable services tailored precisely to your unique requirements.

For over 35 years, Hetherington has been at the forefront of providing exceptional services and expertise within the resources sector, both in Australia and globally. Our reach extends to countries such as Canada, America, New Zealand, the Asia Pacific region, and India, where we have assisted clients in effectively realising their tenure objectives.

  • New South Wales
  • Western Australia
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Northern Territory
  • Victoria
  • Tasmania
  • Australian Capital Territory
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  • Canada
  • USA
  • New Zealand
  • Asia Pacific
  • India


May – June 2024 Updates

Industry Event – DataMine Exploration Symposium 2024 Hetherington’s Managing Consultant Ngaire Koch was among the 10 insightful presenters who shared their expertise at Datamine’s Exploration Symposium […]

March – April 2024 Updates

Industry events – 2024 NSW Exploration and Tenures Forum Hetherington was pleased to again be sponsoring the NSW Exploration and Tenures Forum in May 2024. It […]

January – February 2024 Updates

Client updates Congratulations to Metals Acquisition Limited (MAC) on their recent IPO listing on the ASX. A great success for the team and for copper production […]



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