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Leading Practice Mining Acts Review | Central Eyre Iron Project mining lease approved

Port Augusta workshops

The Department of State Development (DSD) conducted two workshops in Port Augusta with:

  • Aboriginal community representatives on 7 October 2015
  • Regional community and industry representatives on 8 October 2015
Workshop participants heard from DSD and industry representatives about the directions for the Copper Strategy. Participants then identified key issues and opportunities to consider in further development of the Copper Strategy.


Adelaide workshop

The Department of State Development (DSD) conducted a workshop in Adelaide on 21 October 2015. Over 130 participants attended to consider the six focus areas to help develop practical actions for inclusion in the Copper Strategy:

  • Enhanced support to find and expand copper resources
  • Improved cost competitiveness for copper production
  • Shared commercial research for copper production
  • Effective engagement to gain a social licence to operate
  • Reducing bottlenecks in processes across the copper value chain
  • Collaborative infrastructure development 

Presentations given at the workshop