South Australia’s minerals industry presents significant opportunities for investors and communities to benefit
Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2019
- South Australia has scored Top 10 rankings for mineral endowment and public policy factors affecting exploration investment according to the Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2019.
- The report assessed 73 jurisdictions across the globe with South Australia securing the following stand out achievements.
- 6th in the world for Investment Attractiveness – based on our geologic attractiveness and effects of government policy on attitudes toward exploration investment
- 9th in the world for Best Practices Mineral Potential – mineral potential, assuming policies are “best practices” (eg World class regulatory environment, highly competitive taxation, no political risk or uncertainty and a fully stable mining regime)
- 6th in the world for Legal System
The global demand for South Australian mineral resources remains high and major international companies, mid-caps and juniors continue to operate and invest in the South Australian resources industry.
Investors and other stakeholders are presented with significant opportunities and benefits across the industry value chain.
South Australian Government initiatives
Accelerated Discovery Initiative
More about the Accelerated Discovery Initiative
ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge
More about ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge
South Australia’s Minerals industry project pipeline shows the breadth of projects progressing through the Minerals Industry Value Chain with benefits for our State.
Further information and spatial location of these projects can be found on South Australia’s Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)
Download South Australia Mineral Industry Project Pipeline (PDF 86 KB)
Mineral Exploration in South Australia 2017: Commodity report (PDF 24.7 MB) provides:
- mineral resources and production for major mines and developing projects by commodity
- detailed company exploration data releases, outlining successful discovery of a diverse range of mineral commodities
- comprehensive statistical analysis of mineral exploration expenditure in South Australia
- an overview of the opportunities for investors.
For more information, contact:
Principal Minerals Industry Analyst
+61 8 8429 2580