Mineral exploration expenditure in the Northern Territory (NT) for 2021-22 was $171.5 million, up 34% from the previous year and at the highest levels since 2011/12. The June 2022 quarter saw the highest quarterly exploration expenditure recorded in the Territory since 2011 with $51 million. The past 12 months has seen a a significant increase in exploration in greenfields areas and for commodities such as lithium and rare earths.
View the current NT mineral exploration titles and land status map .
View the recent NT exploration highlights map
Download the paper and presentation through GEMIS for the 2021 in review: Exploration bounces back in the Territory from the AGES 2022 proceedings.