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COVID-19 Updates for resources sector: fee relief | To report a serious incident to DEM, as required by Section 85(2) of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, licensees should contact the serious incident reporting hotline on: (08) 8463 6666. For more information please visit the Compliance and Monitoring webpage | DEM-ERD has just released the first “Basin in a Box” data-package covering the Simpson and Pedirka Basins. The dataset is available via the “Data and Publications” page. Each package is a consolidated set of seismic and well data to facilitate new ventures and exploration assessments of frontier basins in South Australia. Data releases for other frontier basins will follow. | Changes to data submission requirements during COVID-19 restrictions. For further information see here.

Latest advances in South Australian geoscience and resource sector news


Signatures of melt and fluid flux

Eucla-Gawler West MT profile

Signatures of melt and fluid flux through South Australian crust

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Magnetotelluric inversions

Resistivity depth slice

Modelling for the future: creating robust inversions from magnetotelluric array data

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Raising South Australia’s global profile

1 April 2020

All you need to know about PDAC 2020.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

1 April 2020

Supporting South Australia’s energy and mining sectors.

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Carrapateena on the rise

1 April 2020

South Australia’s newest mine supplying copper and gold to the world.

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Gawler Craton Airborne Survey

1 April 2020

All survey data and value-added data packages released.

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Hydrogeochemistry Atlas for South Australia

1 April 2020

Groundwater analyses are helping the search for new mineral prospective areas.

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Woomera Prohibited Area new MOU

1 April 2020

How South Australia and Defence are working together.

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