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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 Mineral Resources and Energy 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
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)
28 February 2019McSkimming Geophysics Pty LtdMoolawatana area - approx. 180 km ENE of Leigh CreekFrome Downs, Moolawatana, Quinyambie Two years9802018/00207 Plan and coordinates (PDF 330 KB)
28 February 2019Tigers Dominion Group Pty LtdCallanna area - approx. 55 km west of MarreeCallannaTwo years5552018/00208 Plan and coordinates (PDF 259 KB)
28 February 2019Nikel Focus Pty LtdFrome Downs area - approx. 160 km east and 180 km ESE of Leigh CreekBilleroo West, Frome Downs, Kalabity, MooleuloolooTwo years9912018/00209 Plan and coordinates (PDF 357 KB)
28 February 2019Tigers Dominion Group Pty LtdCoober Pedy area - approx. 40 km ESE of Coober PedyAnna Creek, McDouall PeakTwo years2062019/00004 Plan and coordinates (PDF 284 KB)
21 February 2019Strategic Energy Resources LimitedAnna Creek area - approx. 140 km NNW of Roxby DownsAnna Creek. Billa KalinaTwo years5262018/00185 Plan and coordinates (PDF 213 KB)
21 February 2019Iluka (Eucla Basin) Pty LtdPeake area - approx. 65 km ESE of Murray Bridge-Two years7012018/002189 Plan and coordinates (PDF 225 KB)
21 February 2019Cerberus Resources Pty LtdBilla Kalina area - approx. 120 km NNW of Roxby DownsBilla KalinaOne year2812018/00190 Plan and coordinates (PDF 257 KB)
21 February 2019Petratherm LtdMount Willoughby area - approx. 40 km NW of Coober PedyMabel Creek, Mount Barry, Mount Clarence, Mount WilloughbyTwo years8382018/00191 Plan and coordinates (PDF 352 KB)
21 February 2019Iluka (Eucla Basin) Pty LtdAshville area - approx. 30 km south of Talem Bend-Two years4722018/00192 Plan and coordinates (PDF 633 KB)
21 February 2019Cerberus Resources Pty LtdAnna Creek area - approx. 90 km SE of OodnadattaAllandale, Nilpinna, The PeakeOne year9462018/00193 Plan and coordinates (PDF 283 KB)
21 February 2019Cerberus Resources Pty LtdAnna Creek area - approx. 120 km SE of OodnadattaAnna Creek, The PeakeOne year6692018/00194 Plan and coordinates (PDF 246 KB)
21 February 2019Petratherm LtdMount Barry area - approx. 50 km NE of Coober PedyAnna Creek, Mount Barry, NilpinnaTwo years6412018/00198 Plan and coordinates (PDF 243 KB)
21 February 2019Cerberus Resources Pty LtdMulgathing area - approx. 190 km SSW of Coober PedyMulgathing, WilgenaOne year3512018/00206 Plan and coordinates (PDF 254 KB)
21 February 2019Cristal Mining Australia LimitedKongal area - approx. 40 km SSE of Keith-Two years9272019/00005 Plan and coordinates (PDF 318 KB)
17 January 2019Heathgate Resources Pty LtdMount Lyndhurst area - approx. 80 km NE of Leigh CreekMount LyndhurstTwo years1252018/00212 Plan and coordinates (PDF 237 KB)
17 January 2019Heathgate Resources Pty LtdMurnpeowie area - approx. 120 km NE of Leigh CreekMount Lyndhurst, MurnpeowieTwo years8192018/00213 Plan and coordinates (PDF 208 KB)
17 January 2019Heathgate Resources Pty LtdMurnpeowie area - approx. 150 km NNE of Leigh CreekMurnpeowieTwo years2632018/00214 Plan and coordinates (PDF 200 KB)
17 January 2019Heathgate Resources Pty LtdWooltana area - approx. 150 km ENE of Leigh CreekFrome Downs, Moolawatana, WooltanaTwo years4802018/00215 Plan and coordinates (PDF 279 KB)
20 December 2018SA Cobalt Pty LtdEdiacara area - approx. 40 km southwest of Leigh CreekNilpena, BeltanaTwo years6462018/00163 Plan and coordinates (PDF 229 KB)
20 December 2018Challenger Gold Mine Operations Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (Administrators Appointed)Barton West area - approx. 210 km WNW of Tarcoola-Two years1462018/00166 Plan and coordinates (PDF 224 KB)
20 December 2018Terramin Exploration Pty LtdMount Torrens area - approx. 40 km east of Adelaide-Two years932018/00181 Plan and coordinates (PDF 544 KB)
20 December 2018Tigers Dominion Group Pty LtdMcDouall Peak area - approx. 95 km SE of Coober PedyAnna Creek, McDouall PeakTwo years1372018/00182 Plan and coordinates (PDF 412 KB)
13 December 2018Copar Resources Pty LtdNarrina area - approx. 200 km NE of Port AugustaMulga View, Wertaloona, Pinda Springs, Agnorichina, Gum Creek, Alpana, Mount FalklandTwo years9652018/00151 Plan and coordinates (PDF 405 KB)
13 December 2018Variscan Mines LimitedLake Callabonna area - approx. 200 km east of MarreeFrome Downs, Moolawatana, QuinyambieTwo years1782018/00165 Plan and coordinates (PDF 315 KB)
13 December 2018Havilah Resources LimitedLake Charles area - approx. 120 km NNE of OlaryMulyungarie, QuinyambieTwo years3222018/00169 Plan and coordinates (PDF 183 KB)
13 December 2018Red Tiger Resources LimitedIntercept Hill area - approx. 30 km NE of WoomeraArcoonaThree years4232018/00172 Plan and coordinates (PDF 196 KB)
13 December 2018PNX Metals LimitedBurra area - approx. 140 km NNE of Adelaide-Two years842018/00175 Plan and coordinates (PDF 170 KB)
13 December 2018PNX Metals LimitedMongolata area - approx. 15 km NE of Burra-Two years602018/00176 Plan and coordinates (PDF 182 KB)
6 December 2018FMG Resources Pty LtdRoxby Downs Station area - approx. 40 km west of AndamookaBilla Kalina, Roxby Downs, Suart CreekTwo years892018/00167 Plan and coordinates (PDF 284 KB)
6 December 2018Riversgold (Australia) Pty LtdWirraminna area - approx. 30 km west of WoomeraWirraminnaOne year472018/00168 Plan and coordinates (PDF 252 KB)
6 December 2018Yandan Gold Mines Pty LtdPernatty area - approx. 110 km northwest of Port AugustaOakden Hills, PernattyTwo years792018/00170 Plan and coordinates (PDF 295 KB)
6 December 2018Macallum Group LtdAnna Creek area -approx. 200 km east of Coober PedyAnna CreekTwo years8292018/00173 Plan and coordinates (PDF 259 KB)
6 December 2018Macullum Group LtdAnna Creek area - approx. 180 km east of Coober PedyAnna Creek Two years8292018/00174 Plan and coordinates (PDF 278 KB)
6 December 2018Ausmex Mining Pty LimitedHansborough area - approx. 50 km northeast of Gawler-Two years1902018/00178 Plan and coordinates (PDF 350 KB)
6 December 2018Yandan Gold Mines Pty LtdCarriewerloo area - approx.  50 km northwest of Port AugustaCarriewerloo, Illeroo, Kootaberra, Pandurra, YudnapinnaTwo years3082018/00179 Plan and coordinates (PDF 358 KB)
6 December 2018Ausmex Mining Pty LimitedTarlee area, approx. 10 km northwest of Kapunda-Two years1992018/00180 Plan and coordinates (PDF 341 KB)