Supporting resource exploration in the Northern Territory

The $26 million Resourcing the Territory initiative includes a range of geoscience and exploration stimulus programs designed to support mineral and petroleum exploration and development in the Territory.

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Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations grants program for greenfields exploration

The Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations program co-funds innovative industry exploration programs to encourage greenfields exploration across the Northern Territory.  Round 13 successful recipients have now been announced.

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AGES 2020 proceedings and presentations

The Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES) could not be held in 2020 due to COVID-19. The Proceedings volume and Presentations and posters volume are available online with contributions from NTGS, its partners and industry. AGES 2021 is scheduled for 23 to 24 March 2021.

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New data and publications released under Resourcing the Territory

For the latest data, products and publications from NTGS and its collaborative partners, visit our new 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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