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BHP's planned Olympic Dam expansion to increase output of copper ¦ Amendments to exclusion periods for WPA access zones, issued February 2019 ¦ Mineral Resources Division is now based at level 4, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide 5000

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 28(5) of the Mining Act 1971, that the Minister for Energy and Mining proposes to grant Exploration Licences over the undermentioned areas.

Community information on mineral exploration licence processes and requirements under the Mining Act 1971

DateApplicant/sLocation Pastoral lease/sTerm Area in km2 Reference and map
9 May 2019Wellington Exploration Pty LtdMinlaton area - approx, 100 km west-northwest of Adelaide-Two years5092018/00013 Plan and coordinates (PDF 646 KB)
9 May 2019Panda Mining Pty LtdBibliando area - approx. 60 km east of HawkerBaratta, Bibliando, Holowiliena, WillippaTwo years3032018/00019 Plan and coordinates (PDF 274 KB)
9 May 2019Razorback Iron Pty LtdIron Peak area - approx. 90 km southwest of OlaryFaraway Hill, Manunda, Ti Tree WellTwo years602019/00023 Plan and coordinates (PDF 431 KB)
25 April 2019Archer Energy & Resources Pty LtdMiddlecamp Hills area - approx. 50 km west and 17 km west-northwest of Cowell-Two years852019/00018 Plan and coordinates (PDF 431 KB)
25 April 2019SA Exploration Pty Ltd Ketchowla area - approx. 40 km northeast of Burra-Two years4452019/00019 Plan and coordinates (PDF 264 KB)
25 April 2019Marmota LimitedCommonwealth Hill area - approx.170 km southwest of Coober PedyMobellaTwo years1452019/00022 Plan and coordinates (PDF 218 KB)
25 April 2019SA Exploration Pty LtdWarnes area - approx. 80 km southeast of Peterborough-Two years4902019/00027 Plan and coordinates (PDF 304 KB)
18 April 2019Leigh Creek Copper Mine Pty LtdMoorillah area - approx. 30 km SSE of Leigh CreekBeltana, Puttpa, Moolooloo, WarraweenaTwo years3062018/00199 Plan and coordinates (PDF 292 KB)
18 April 2019Leigh Creek Copper Mine Pty LtdMount Lyndhurst area - approx. 60 km NE of Leigh CreekMount Lyndhurst, Mount Serle, YankaninnaTwo years2462018/00200 Plan and coordinates (PDF 274 KB)
18 April 2019Aus Diamond Mining Group Pty LtdEurelia area - approx. 70 km east of Port Augusta-Two years2902018/00210 Plan and coordinates (PDF 322 KB)
18 April 2019Hiltaba Gold Pty LtdMidgee area - approx. 50 km NE of Cowell-Two years732018/00216 Plan and coordinates (PDF 288 KB)
18 April 2019Iluka (Eucla Basin) Pty LtdYellabinna area - approx. 120 km north of Penong-Two years1062019/00015 Plan and coordinates (PDF 180 KB)
18 April 2019OZ Minerals Prominent Hill Operations Pty LtdWhite Hill area - approx. 140 km north of KingoonyaMc Douall Peak, Mount EbaTwo years5872019/00024 Plan and coordinates (PDF 207 KB)
11 April 2019Sunthe Uranium Pty LtdPeterlumbo Hill area - approx. 145 km west of Port AugustaBuckleboo, Mount Ive, NonningTwo years5832018/00177 Plan and coordinates (PDF 571 KB)
11 April 2019Havilah Resources LimitedCockburn area - approx. 59 km NE of OlaryMutoorooTwo years642019/00012 Plan and coordinates (PDF 232 KB)
04 April 2019Sinosteel Uranium SA Pty LtdKalabity area - approx. 45 km north of OlaryPlumbago, Kalabity, Kalkaroo, Boolcoomatta, MooleuloolooOne year8212018/00184 Plan and coordinates (PDF 246 KB)
04 April 2019Havilah Resources LimitedOlary area - approx. 50 km NE of OlaryBindarrah, Mutooroo, Pine Creek, TepcoTwo years762018/00201 Plan and coordinates (PDF 257 KB)
04 April 2019Havilah Resources LimitedLake Namba area - approx. 130 km north of OlaryBilleroo West, Frome Downs, Mulyungarie, QuinyambieTwo years4902018/00202 Plan and coordinates (PDF 243 KB)
04 April 2019Havilah Resources LimitedSwamp Dam area - approx. 110 km NNW of OlaryQuinyambie, MulyungarieTwo years532018/00203 Plan and coordinates (PDF 184 KB)
04 April 2019Havilah Resources LimitedTelechie area - approx. 55 km NNW of OlaryKalabity, Plumbago, MooleuloolooTwo years3472018/00204 Plan and coordinates (PDF 186 KB)
04 April 2019Havilah Resources LimitedYalu area - approx.120 km NE of OlaryMulungarieTwo years2492018/00205 Plan and coordinates (PDF 249 KB)
04 April 2019Havilah Resources LimitedTepco area - approx. 40 km ENE of OlaryBindarrah, Mutooroo, Pine Creek, TepcoTwo years702019/00021 Plan and coordinates (PDF 325 KB)
28 March 2019Macallum Group LtdArcoona area - approx. 160 km NW of Port AugustaArcoonaTwo years2642018/00197 Plan and coordinates (PDF 273 KB)
28 March 2019Resource Holdings Pty LtdMabel Creek area - approx. 70 km west of Coober PedyMabel Creek, Mount Willoughby One year4602019/00016 Plan and coordinates (PDF 193 KB)
21 March 2019Kelaray Pty LtdLake Torrens area - approx. 70 km northwest of HawkerLake Torrens, WintbatinyanaTwo years9932019/00020 Plan and coordinates (PDF KB)
14 March 2019Big Lake Uranium Pty LtdMerty Merty area - approx. 20 km south of MoombaGidgealpa, Merty MertyTwo years8182018/00145 Plan and coordinates (PDF 312 KB)
14 March 2019Hillgrove Resources LimitedLaffer area - approx. 50 km west of Bordertown-Two years9182019/00008 Plan and coordinates (PDF 585 KB)
14 March 2019Woomera Mining LimitedSundown Outstation area - approx, 130 km NNW of MarlaAyres Range SouthTwo years7602019/00009 Plan and coordinates (PDF 193 KB)
14 March 2019Woomera Mining LimitedMount Howe area - approx. 130 km north of MarlaAyres Range South, TieyonTwo years8542019/00010 Plan and coordinates (PDF 205 KB)
14 March 2019Woomera Mining LimitedMount Carulinia area - approx. 20 km NW of OodnadattaAllandale, TodmordenTwo years4012019/00011 Plan and coordinates (PDF 235 KB)
14 March 2019Gawler Resources Pty LTdWiawera area - approx. 10 km east of OlaryWiaweraOne year202019/00017 Plan and coordinates (PDF 184 KB)