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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 |          The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) transitioned its systems from GDA94 to GDA2020 and its associated Map Grid (MGA2020) over the weekend of 10th and 11th August 2019. For more information please visit the DEM Transition to GDA2020 webpage.

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Mineral tenement activity

Information about mineral exploration licence applications, licences, licence holders, exploration release areas and production tenement holders is published in the following information sheets (real-time updates):

Download a preset map showing active mineral tenements via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)

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Petroleum and geothermal tenement activity

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South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)

Information about current mineral, petroleum and geothermal tenements is available from the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG).

SARIG can also be used to:

  • Identify ground open for exploration licence applications
  • Download exploration data and reports
  • Apply for and track online the processing status of new mineral exploration licences and renewals
  • Download and print state maps (updated daily) including:
    • Exploration tenement applications
    • Exploration licences
    • Mineral exploration release areas
    • Production tenements
    • Land access considerations e.g. Parks, Aboriginal Land, Defence Lands etc.
    • Launch SARIG application

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