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Free downloads to all open file mineral, petroleum, geothermal publications and reports

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The online Publications and Reports search engine allows users to query all open file Mineral and Energy Resources Division's publications databases and contains over 30,000 geoscientific references, as well as company publications and departmental reports.

Search results display an extensive georeference index. Where available, the index record includes:

  • Free document download option (PDF format)
  • Document url   


Note: note_icon_blue An online request form is available for publications where a download option is not displayed. Select the document option and click the Show Selections button, select the Generate Request button and complete the Customer Services request form. There may be a charge for this service.

Publications and reports available online

Resources and Energy government publications

  • Online bookshopBooks
  • Brochures and fact sheets
  • Bulletins 
  • Explanatory notes
  • Geoscience data packages
  • Information sheets
  • Regulatory guidelines
  • Maps
  • MESA journal 
  • Mineral identification kit
  • Mines and Energy Reviews
  • Paleodrainage and tertiary coastal barriers of South Australia
  • Report books
  • Reports of Investigations
  • Soils information  
  • Special publications 

Company Exploration Reports

  • Mineral exploration open file reports
  • Petroleum Well open file completion reports

Company Mining Programs and Reports

  • Mining lease proposals
  • Tenement assessment reports
  • Programs for Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation (PEPRs)
  • Compliance reports

Resource and Energy Plans Database

Mineral and energy resources digital library

All open file publications including report books and company reports can be accessed via the South Australian Resources Information Geoserver (SARIG) database.

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Geoscience library 

Provides access to technical publications, journals and geological references on South Australia.

To purchase or obtain publications:

  • Order via the online bookshop
  • Contact our Resources Information Centre at
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For more information, contact:

Resource Information Centre
Customer Services
Phone: + 61 8 8463 3000