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Leading Practice Mining Acts Review |

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 28(5) of the Mining Act 1971, that the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy proposes to grant Exploration Licences over the undermentioned areas.

Community information on mineral exploration licence processes and requirements under the Mining Act 1971

DateApplicant/sLocation Pastoral lease/sTerm Area in km2 Reference and map
12 October 2017Menninnie Metals Pty LtdReid Lookout Area - approx. 70 km west of Port AugustaCarriewerloo, Siam, Yudnapinna, WartakaTwo years7162017/00188 Plan and coordinates (PDF 374 KB)
12 October 2017Menninnie Metals Pty LtdSiam Area - approx. 90 km west of Port AugustaSiam, Nonning, WartakaTwo years3792017/00189 Plan and coordinates (PDF 417 KB)
12 October 2017FMG Resources Pty Ltd Roxby Downs Area - approx. 55 km southwest of AndamookaRoxby Downs, Purple Downs, ParakyliaTwo years1922017/00191 Plan and coordinates (PDF 563 KB)
12 October 2017FMG Resources Pty Ltd Pernatty Area - approx. 65 km southeast of WoomeraOakden Hills, PernattyTwo years352017/00195 Plan and coordinates (PDF 429 KB)
5 October 2017Campfire Resource Projects Pty LtdMulgaria Area - approx. 90 km northwest of Leigh CreekMulgaria, Stuart Creek, WitchelinaOne year6602015/00086 Plan and coordinates (PDF 517 KB)
5 October 2017Yandan Gold Mines Pty Ltd Mount Grainger Area - approx. 30 km northeast of Peterboroughn/aTwo years892017/00091 Plan and coordinates (PDF 161 KB)
5 October 2017FMG Resources Pty Ltd Sunset Hill Area - approx. 200 km northwest of AdelaideCultana. TregalanaTwo years1612017/00120 Plan and coordinates (PDF 816 KB)
5 October 2017Strategic Energy Resources Limited & U Energy Pty LtdTregalana Area - approx. 20 km west of Port Augusta Pandurra, Roopena, TregalanaTwo years3812017/00149 Plan and coordinates (PDF 559 KB)
5 October 2017FMG Resources Pty Ltd Corraberra Area - approx. 25 km northwest of Port AugustaIlleroo, Kootaberra, CarriewerlooTwo years1312017/00151 Plan and coordinates (PDF 430 KB)
28 September 2017Red Metal LimitedPunt Hill Area - approx. 70 km southeast of WoomeraPernatty, South GapTwo years5942017/00070 Plan and coordinates (PDF 556 KB)
28 September 2017Magnetite Mines LimitedQuondong Vale Area - approx. 265 km northeast of AdelaideLilydale, Manunda, Pine Valley, QuondongTwo years9752017/00119 Plan and coordinates (PDF 438 KB)
28 September 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdSix Mile Hill Area - approx. 40 km west of Port AugustaPandurra, Illeroo, Carriewerloo, WartakaTwo years2962017/00171 Plan and coordinates (PDF 394 KB)
28 September 2017Olary Magnetite Pty LtdMutooroo Area - approx. 60 km south of OlaryLilydaleTwo years892017/00187 Plan and coordinates (PDF 358 KB)
28 September 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdPurple Downs Area - approx. 45 km north-northeast of WoomeraAndamooka, Arcoona, Purple Downs, Roxby DownsTwo years2402017/00193 Plan and coordinates (PDF 580 KB)
21 September 2017Ausmin Development Pty LtdDutton Bay Area - approx. 90 km south of Kimban/aTwo years312017/00055 Plan and coordinates (PDF 219 KB)
21 September 2017Western Areas LimitedNullarbor Area - approx. 180 km northwest of Cedunan/aTwo years3882017/00163 Plan and coordinates (PDF 397 KB)
21 September 2017Trafford Resources Pty LtdWildingi Claypan Area - approx. 90 km southwest of Coober PedyMabel Creek, Commonwealth HillTwo years1282017/00167 Plan and coordinates (PDF 344 KB)
21 September 2017Kelaray Pty Ltd Glenrae Area - approx. 70 km south of Port Pirien/aTwo years3512017/00168 Plan and coordinates (PDF 460 KB)
21 September 2017Trafford Resources Pty Ltd & Alliance Craton Explorer Pty Ltd Eurilla Dam Area - approx. 80 km west of WhyallaNonning, UnoTwo years1152017/00172 Plan and coordinates (PDF 405 KB)
14 September 2017Magnetite Mines LimitedBimbowrie Area – approx. 15 km north-northwest of OlaryOutalpa, Abminga, Bulloo CreekTwo years322017/00197 Plan and coordinates (PDF 460 KB)
14 September 2017Olary Magnetite Pty LtdDevonborough Downs Area – approx. 20 km southeast of OlaryDevonborough Downs, Mutooroo, Oulnina, WadnamingaTwo years3592017/00145 Plan and coordinates (PDF 416 KB)
14 September 2017Musgrave Minerals LimitedEcho Hill Area – approx. 100 km northwest of Marlan/aTwo years19082017/00160 Plan and coordinates (PDF 428 KB)
14 September 2017Marmota LimitedIndooroopilly Outstation Area – approx. 150 km northwest of TarcoolaMobellaTwo years9592017/00162 Plan and coordinates (PDF 414 KB)
31 August 2017Minotaur Operations Pty LtdLake Everard Area - approx. 66 km south of KingoonyaLake EverardTwo years9782017/00165 Plan and coordinates (PDF 484 KB)
31 August 2017Minotaur Operations Pty LtdLake Everard Area - approx. 70 km southwest of KingoonyaKokatha, Lave EverardTwo years6642017/00166 Plan and coordinates (PDF 471 KB)
24 August 2017Atlas Geophsyics Pty LtdKimba Area - approx. 125 km west of Whyalla n/aOne year4262016/00116 Plan and coordinates (PDF 353 KB)
24 August 2017Chanspa Pty LtdMatt Whim Area - approx. 70 km north of OrrorooWilcowieTwo years92016/00155 Plan and coordinates (PDF 288 KB)
17 August 2017Tradition Rebuilt Investments Pty LtdWaikerie Area – approx. 70 km west-north-west of Renmarkn/aTwo years3642015/00253 Plan and coordinates (PDF 318 KB)
17 August 2017Boss Uranium Pty LtdSouth Eagle Area – approx. 80 km northeast of OlaryBindarrah, Boolcoomata, Kalkaroo, YarrambaTwo years3792017/00138 Plan and coordinates (PDF 421 KB)
17 August 2017Quasar Resources Pty LtdBulgunnia Area – approx. 70 km northeast of TarcoolaBulgunniaOne year2342017/00148 Plan and coordinates (PDF 376 KB)
17 August 2017Trafford Resources Pty LtdTarcoola Area – approx. 175 km southwest of Coober PedyMulgathingTwo years1542017/00154 Plan and coordinates (PDF 382 KB)
10 August 2017Boss Uranium Pty LtdGlenorchy area – approx. 60 km northwest of OlaryCurnamona, Kalabity, Mount Victor, PlumbagoTwo years7782016/00161 Plan and coordinates (PDF 375 KB)
10 August 2017Cronje Iron Pty LtdMutooroo area – approx. 115 km east of PeterboroughLilydale, Sturt ValeTwo years2072017/00067 Plan and coordinates (PDF 317 KB)
10 August 2017Rodolfo AM Gomez & CASA Management (SA) Pty LtdWirraminna area – approx. 60 km west-south-west of WoomeraWirraminnaOne year1732017/00073 Plan and coordinates (PDF 250 KB)
10 August 2017Hamelin Gully Pty LtdWadnaminga area – approx. 45 km south-south-west of OlaryBenda, Devonborough Downs, Lilydale, Netley Gap, WadnamingaOne year4592017/00088 Plan and coordinates (PDF 459 KB)
10 August 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdTodds Dam area – approx. 45 km west of AndamookaStuart Creek, Roxby DownsTwo years1182017/00089 Plan and coordinates (PDF 532 KB)
10 August 2017Marmosa Pty LtdKainton area – approx. 100 km northwest of Adelaiden/aTwo years282017/00105 Plan and coordinates (PDF 327 KB)
10 August 2017Heathgate Resources Pty LtdNorth Mulga area – approx. 140 km NE of Leigh CreekWooltana, Moolawatana, ArkaroolaTwo years6912017/00108 Plan and coordinates (PDF 436  KB)
10 August 2017Heathgate Resources Pty LtdWooltana area – approx.120 km east of Leigh CreekWooltanaTwo years13942017/00109 Plan and coordinates (PDF 494  KB)
10 August 2017Ausmex Mining Pty LimitedBooborowie area – approx. 20 km northwest of Burran/aTwo years9902017/00112 Plan and coordinates (PDF 621  KB)
10 August 2017Ausmex Mining Pty LimitedBlack Springs area – approx. 30 km south-south-east of Burran/aTwo years9862017/00113 Plan and coordinates (PDF 641  KB)
10 August 2017Menninnie Metals Pty LtdWipipippee Hill area – approx. 65 km west-north-west of Port AugustaNonning, Kolenda, SiamTwo years4932017/00122 Plan and coordinates (PDF 466  KB)
10 August 2017Daktyloi Metals Pty LtdMount Plantagenet area – approx. 100 km northeast of Port AugustaBlack Hill, Holowiliena, Shaggy Ridge, WorumbaTwo years1222017/00123 Plan and coordinates (PDF 454  KB)
10 August 2017Sturt Exploration Pty LtdYerelina area – approx. 100 km northeast of Leigh CreekMount Freeling, Mount Lyndhurst, Umberatana, YankaninnaTwo years9992017/00124 Plan and coordinates (PDF 589  KB)
10 August 2017Menninnie Metals Pty LtdNonning area – approx. 130 km west-north-west of Port AugustaSiam, Nonning, Mount Ive, YardeaTwo years3712017/00127 Plan and coordinates (PDF 392  KB)
10 August 2017Menninnie Metals Pty LtdYardea area – approx. 200 km west-north-west of Port AugustaMoonaree, YardeaTwo years9712017/00128 Plan and coordinates (PDF 506  KB)
10 August 2017Menninnie Metals LimitedMoonaree area – approx. 215 km west-north-west of Port AugustaMoonaree, Lake EverardTwo years6882017/00129 Plan and coordinates (PDF 382  KB)
10 August 2017Menninnie Metals Pty LtdMoonaree area – approx. 190 km west-north-west of Port AugustaMoonareeTwo years8162017/00130 Plan and coordinates (PDF 408  KB)
10 August 2017Paladin Energy Ltd, Perilya Limited, Signature Resources Pty LtdReaphook Hill area – approx. 110 km southeast of CopleyWirrealpa, Martins WellTwo years292017/00133 Plan and coordinates (PDF 302  KB)
10 August 2017Gawler Resources Pty LtdYantanabie area – approx 105 km east-south-east of CedunaNarlabyTwo years9582017/00136 Plan and coordinates (PDF 488  KB)
10 August 2017Sturt Exploration Pty LtdMurnpeowie area – approx. 105 km east-north-east of LyndhurstUmberatana, Murnpeowie, Mount Lyndhurst, Moolawatana, Mount FreelingOne year9522017/00146 Plan and coordinates (PDF 574  KB)
10 August 2017Marmota LimitedCommonwealth Hill area – approx. 105 km SE of Coober PedyCommonwealth HillTwo years1962017/00158 Plan and coordinates (PDF 470  KB)
10 August 2017Macallum Group LtdMount Sarah area – approx. 50 km north-north-east of OodnadattaTodmorden, Mount SarahOne year9242017/00159 Plan and coordinates (PDF 522  KB)
10 August 2017Gawler Resources Pty LtdGawler Ranges area – approx. 45 km north of Wuninnan/aTwo years1012017/00161 Plan and coordinates (PDF 4347  KB)
3 August 2017Wentworth Metals Group Pty LtdWeekeroo Area - approx. 50 km ENE of YuntaFlorina, Mount Victor, Oulnina, Outalpa, Plumbago, Weekeroo, WiaweraTwo years2702017/00040 Plan and coordinates (PDF 490 KB)
3 August 2017Yandan Gold Mines Pty LtdBangor Area - approx. 20 km ENE of Port Germainn/aOne year7552017/00053 Plan and coordinates (PDF 550 KB)
3 August 2017Hamelin Gully Pty LtdYunta Area - approx. 100 km ENE of PeterboroughWinnininnie, Netley Gap, Devonborough Downs, Wadnaminga, Oulnina Park, Oulnina, Lilydale, BendaOne year9252017/00076 Plan and coordinates (PDF 238 KB)
3 August 2017Modern Exploration Pty LtdCurnamona Area - approx. 100 km NNW of Manna HillCurnamona, ErudinaOne year10002017/00093 Plan and coordinates (PDF 421 KB)
3 August 2017Modern Exploration Pty LtdFrome Downs Area - approx. 135 km north of Manna HillBilleroo West, Curnamona, Erudina, Frome Downs, WertaloonaOne year10002017/00094 Plan and coordinates (PDF 463 KB)
3 August 2017Modern Exploration Pty LtdWertaloona Area - approx. 145 km NNW of Manna HillCurnamona, Erudina, Martins Well, Wertaloona, WirrealpaOne year9972017/00095 Plan and coordinates (PDF 479 KB)
3 August 2017Marmota LimitedMount Christie Area - approx. 140 km NE of Tarcoola Mulgathing, MobellaTwo years5642017/00110 Plan and coordinates (PDF 435 KB)
3 August 2017Ausmex Mining LtdBurra Eastern Districts Area - approx. 30 km east of Burran/aTwo years9292017/00111 Plan and coordinates (PDF 538 KB)
3 August 2017Gawler Resources Pty LtdPenong Area - approx. 80 km west of Cedunan/aTwo years6912017/00114 Plan and coordinates (PDF 460 KB)
3 August 2017Minotaur Operations Pty LtdWhichelby Area - approx. 20 km east of Streaky Bayn/aTwo years6022017/00116 Plan and coordinates (PDF 641 KB)
3 August 2017Rio Tinto Exploration Pty LtdLake MacFarlane Area - approx. 130 km NW of Port AugustaMahanewo, Nonning, YalymbooThree years7142017/00121 Plan and coordinates (PDF 334 KB)
3 August 2017SA Exploration Pty LtdHardy Area - approx. 50 km east of Peterboroughn/aTwo years9472017/00125 Plan and coordinates (PDF 467 KB)
3 August 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdMount Riddoch Area - approx. 120 km SE of Coober PedyAnna Creek, Billa Kalina, Millers CreekTwo years7432017/00132 Plan and coordinates (PDF 693 KB)
3 August 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdWarriner Hill Area - approx. 100 km ESE of Coober PedyAnna CreekTwo years2392017/00134 Plan and coordinates (PDF 627 KB)
3 August 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdParakylia Area - approx 70 km WNW of AndamookaBilla Kalina, Parakylia, Roxby Downs, Stuart CreekTwo years4552017/00137 Plan and coordinates (PDF 452 KB)
3 August 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdMount Vivian Area - approx. 110 km WNW of AndamookaBilla Kalina, Millers Creek, Mount Eba, Mount Vivian, ParakyliaTwo years6412017/00140 Plan and coordinates (PDF 0.98 MB)
3 August 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdAndamooka Area - approx. 50 km NW of Roxby DownsBilla KalinaTwo years682017/00141 Plan and coordinates (PDF 519 KB)
3 August 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdKingoonya Area - approx. 120 km SSE of Coober PedyBulgunnia, McDouall Peak, Mount EbaTwo years6502017/00142 Plan and coordinates (PDF 904 KB)
3 August 2017FMG Resources Pty LtdTarcoola Area - approx. 150 km south of Coober PedyMcDouall Peak, Bulgunnia, Commonwealth HillTwo years4862017/00143 Plan and coordinates (PDF 341 KB)