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Significant increase in available data on shale units of the greater McArthur Basin

NTGS releases an updated DIP014 with a 25% overall increase in the number of analysed samples.


Preliminary findings support resource potential of the South Nicholson Basin

The first data from the National Drilling Initiative’s Carrara 1 deep stratigraphic drill hole is now available through the MinEx CRC and Geoscience Australia portals.

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Explorations grants close in less than one week

The Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations program co-funds exploration in under-explored areas of the Territory. Applications for round 14 close on Tuesday 4th May. Apply now through GrantsNT.

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Resourcing the Territory initiative to be expanded and made ongoing

The Northern Territory Government has committed record funding to support more exploration to drive resource development. Annual funding of the Resourcing the Territory initiative will increase from $6.5 million to $9.5 million from 1 July 2022, with funding to be ongoing.


Latest release of Territory-wide geochemical datasets

NTGS releases an updated DIP001 including the newly captured complete datasets of drillhole collars and geochemical data over the Tennant Creek field and Barkly region.

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AGES 2021 conference proceedings available for download

NTGS releases the largest AGES conference proceedings volume to date, containing extended abstracts of the presentations from the technical program.


Newly compiled industry geophysical data from Tennant Creek and Rover mineral fields

NTGS releases DIP032 containing catalogues of currently available geophysical survey data from open file company reports in GIS format, as well as magnetic and gravity grids in ERmapper format, and reprocessed gravity data in ASCII (csv) format.


New seamless aeromagnetic interpretation across the Tanami Region, Northern Territory

Undertaken by CSIRO in collaboration with NTGS, DIP021 contains the GIS datasets and interpretative results and DIP022 contains the complete suite of processed grids and images of geophysical data used to develop the interpretation.


AGES 2021 in less than two weeks

Register now to attend. The program is packed with exciting new geoscience to generate plenty of discussion and it all kicks off on Monday 19 April in Alice Springs.

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Latest rock property dataset of the Northern Territory available for download

DIP013 contains the annual release of rock property data collected and compiled by NTGS, with more than 180,000 data measurements from across the Territory.