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 - Proceedings, presentations and posters available

The Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES) was held in Alice Springs on 5-6 April 2022. The AGES 2022 proceedings and individual abstracts, presentations and posters are now available to download.

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Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations grants program

The Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations program co-funds innovative industry exploration programs in across the Northern Territory. Round 15 applications are now closed.

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Northern Territory resources statistics

Find the latest resource statistics and economic data from mining and petroleum in the Territory in one easy location.

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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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