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The Minerals site provides South Australian geoscientific and mining information for the minerals industry, teachers and students, community groups and the general public.

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Features and forthcoming events

Geosciences Summer School

An opportunity for year 9, 10 and 11 students to gain an insight into the work of geoscientists and the TAFE and university courses that lead to careers in the resources industry
More about the summer school and application form 

PACE Frontiers: expressions of interest invited for collaborative Drilling Program
PACE Frontiers initiative to support mineral exploration through improving precompetitive geoscience data and providing new drilling technologies
More about PACE Frontiers

Expressions of interest invited from mineral exploration industry for collaborative Mineral Systems Drilling Program with in eastern Gawler Craton
More about Mineral Systems Drilling Program and submission forms

PACE Evaluation Report 2014

PACE evaluation reportA comprehensive review of the Plan for Accelerating Exploration (PACE), including successes, findings and recommendations and key considerations.
More information... Download a wide range of publications and information about the visionary PACE programs.

New exploration release areas - East Gairdner relinquished tenements area
10 separate ERAs covering approx. 9000 km2 immediately east of Lake Gairdner in the central-eastern Gawler Craton have been made available.

More information... including the geology of the area, access to data from the former ELs, exploration potential and geoscientific datasets

MESA Journal...

MESA journal volume 72...the flagship publication of the Department of State Development's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions

MESA Journal back issues

Resource Area Management and Planning (RAMP) report

RAMP reportHow to improve interactions between South Australian planning and mining systems, helping to secure the future of extractive and construction material resources and quarry operations. More about the report...

Download the RAMP report (.pdf)

Mining and Petroleum Services Centre of Excellence
Bringing together resource companies, research institutions and services businesses to foster and coordinate innovation and applied research initiatives to benefit the resources sector and service providers in South Australia

More about the centre

Free smartphone app: South Australia Mining

South Australia Mining applicationHighlights real-time investment opportunities within the state's mineral and energy resources sector.

More information and downloads