Supporting resource exploration in the Northern Territory

The Resourcing the Territory initiative will be expanded to $9.5 million per annum on an ongoing basis from 1 July 2022. The initiative supports mineral and petroleum exploration and development in the Territory through a range of geoscience and exploration stimulus programs.

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AGES 2022 - Dates announced

The Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES) will be held in Alice Springs on 5-6 April 2022. Download previous conference proceedings, presentations and posters through GEMIS.

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Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations grants program

The Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations program co-funds innovative industry exploration programs in underexplored areas across the Northern Territory. Round 14 projects are now underway.

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Northern Territory SEEBASEĀ® and GIS

A Territory wide flagship pre-competitive geoscience product aimed at supporting exploration for petroleum, minerals and geothermal energy.

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Data and publications released under Resourcing the Territory

For the latest data, products and publications from NTGS and its collaborative partners, visit the Data and Publications page.

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World-class resource and reserves in the Northern Territory

The Northern Territory hosts some of Australia's largest deposits of manganese, zinc, uranium, gold, bauxite and phosphate, emerging copper and critical mineral projects and globally significant shale gas potential.

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