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Coompana Drilling and Geochemistry - precompetitive geoscience data releases ¦  Statute Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018 introduced into Parliament ¦ Mineral Resources Division is now based at level 4, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide 5000 ¦ Regulatory Guideline MG2b PEPR for metallic and industrial minerals - updated guidance on measurement criteria

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
4 October 2018Flinders Prospecting Pty LtdPort Augusta area - approx. 25 km west of QuornCarriewerloo, Mount Arden, WilkatanaTwo years9132018/00137 Plan and coordinates (PDF 347 KB)
4 October 2018Flinders Prospecting Pty LtdWinninowie area - approx. 60 km west of Orroroo-Two years5132018/00138 Plan and coordinates (PDF 535 KB)
4 October 2018Flinders Prospecting Pty LtdPort Pirie area - approx 70 km southwest of Orroroo-Two years6122018/00139 Plan and coordinates (PDF 492 KB)
4 October 2018Flinders Prospecting Pty Ltd Crystal Brook area - approx. 20 km south of Port Pirie-Two years4692018/00140 Plan and coordinates (PDF 399 KB)
4 October 2018Flinders Prospecting Pty LtdPort Broughton area - approx. 40 km south of Port Pirie-Two years4252018/00141 Plan and coordinates (PDF 260 KB)
4 October 2018Flinders Prospecting Pty LtdSnowtown area - approx. 50 km west of Clare-Two years9962018/00142 Plan and coordinates (PDF 362 KB)
4 October 2018Andromeda Industrial Minerals Pty LtdMount Hope area - approx. 80 km northwest of Port Lincoln-Two years2272018/00148 Plan and coordinates (PDF 257 KB)
4 October 2018SA Exploration Pty LtdPeterborough area - approx. 70 km north of Burra-Two years5432018/00149 Plan and coordinates (PDF 474 KB)
4 October 2018Resource Holdings Pty Ltd Lake Everard area - approx 120 km north of PoocheraLake EverardOne year6202018/00153 Plan and coordinates (PDF 235 KB)
13 September 2018Murray Zircon Pty LtdRenmark area - approx. 220 km northwest of AdelaideHawks NestTwo years1742017/00085 Plan and coordinates (PDF 247 KB)
13 September 2018Rio Tinto Exploration Pty LimitedNullabor area - approx. 230 km northwest of Ceduna-Three years6132018/00132 Plan and coordinates (PDF 123 KB)
13 September 2018Rio Tinto Exploration Pty LimitedYellabinna area - approx. 130 km northwest of CedunaChundaria StationThree years9672018/00133 Plan and coordinates (PDF 164 KB)
13 September 2018Rio Tinto Exploration Pty LimitedChundaria area - approx. 140 km northeast of CedunaChundaria StationThree years2052018/00135 Plan and coordinates (PDF 141 KB)
13 September 2018Fowler Resources Pty LtdYumbarra area - approx. 75 km northwest of Ceduna-One year9882018/00144 Plan and coordinates (PDF 216 KB)
13 September 2018Australian Coloured Oxides Pty Ltd, Perilya Freehold Mining Pty LtdCopley area - approx. 10 km south of Leigh CreekBeltana, Moolooloo, Myrtle Springs, North Moolooloo, PuttapaTwo years3482018/00146 Plan and coordinates (PDF 272 KB)
30 August 2018OneSteel Manufacturing Pty LtdNorth Middleback Ranges area - approx. 35 km west of WhyallaMyola/Iron Baron, CooyerdooTwo years282018/00070 Plan and coordinates (PDF 281 KB)
30 August 2018Leigh Creek Copper Mine Pty LtdMount Elkington area - approx. 50 km south-southeast of Leigh CreekAlpana, Angorichina, Gum Creek, Moolooloo, Oratunga, WarraweenaTwo years5972018/00126 Plan and coordinates (PDF 203 KB)
30 August 2018Leigh Creek Copper Mine Pty LtdNorth Moolooloo area - approx. 10 km east of Leigh CreekBurr Well, Leigh Creek, North MooloolooTwo years952018/00127 Plan and coordinates (PDF 178 KB)
23 August 2018Marmota Limited Melton area - approx. 110 km northwest of Adelaide-Two years1372017/00208 Plan and coordinates (PDF 553 KB)
23 August 2018Panda Mining Pty LtdMount Serle area - approx. 40 km northeast of CopleyMount Serle, Burr Well, YankaninnaTwo years1182018/00063 Plan and coordinates (PDF 301 KB)
23 August 2018Heathgate Resources Pty LtdDrennans Hut area - approx. 140 km southeast of Leigh CreekErudina, Curnamona, Martins WellTwo years1932018/00081 Plan and coordinates (PDF 366 KB)
23 August 2018Heathgate Resources Pty LtdMount Frome area - approx. 100 km east-southeast of Leigh CreekWertaloonaTwo years1352018/00082 Plan and coordinates (PDF 405 KB)
23 August 2018Heathgate Resources Pty LtdWest Lake Blanche area - approx. 120 km northeast of MarreeMurnpeowieTwo years3772018/00101 Plan and coordinates (PDF 190 KB)
23 August 2018Heathgate Resources Pty LtdYerelina area - approx. 90 km northeast of Leigh CreekUmberatana, Mount Feeling, Mount LyndhurstTwo years4702018/00102 Plan and coordinates (PDF 162 KB)
23 August 2018Murray Zircon Pty LtdLoxton area - approx. 200 km northeast of Adelaide-Two years4052018/00103 Plan and coordinates (PDF 559 KB)
23 August 2018Murray Zircon Pty LtdMeribah area - approx. 150 km east-northeast of Murray Bridge-Two years3002018/00105 Plan and coordinates (PDF 174 KB)
23 August 2018Heathgate Resources Pty LtdLake Frome area - approx. 200 km east-southeast of Leigh CreekWertaloonaTwo years4322018/00111 Plan and coordinates (PDF 196 KB)
23 August 2018Yandan Gold Mines Pty LtdCavenagh area - approx. 30 km northeast of Peterborough-Two years582018/00120 Plan and coordinates (PDF 283 KB)
23 August 2018Minotaur Operations Pty LtdSceale Bay area - approx. 15 km south-southeast of Streaky Bay-Two years1482018/00131 Plan and coordinates (PDF 303 KB)
16 August 2018Energy Exploration Pty LtdSedan area - approx. 80 km northeast of Adelaide-Two years3032017/00180 Plan and coordinates (PDF 530 KB)
16 August 2018THZ Pty LtdArcoona area - approx. 5 km south of WoomeraArcoonaOne year2642018/00010 Plan and coordinates (PDF 517 KB)
16 August 2018Petratherm LimitedWhey Whey Creek - approx. 35 km west-northwest of OlaryWeekerooTwo years262018/00076 Plan and coordinates (PDF 273 KB)
16 August 2018Spencer Metals Pty LimitedPort Broughton area - approx. 40 km northeast of Wallaroo-One year272018/00117 Plan and coordinates (PDF 160 KB)
16 August 2018Spencer Metals Pty LimitedTickera area - approx. 15 km northeast of Wallaroo-One year962018/00118 Plan and coordinates (PDF 199 KB)
16 August 2018Energy Exploration Pty LimitedLock area - approx. 130 km north-northwest of Port Linclon-Two years862018/00122 Plan and coordinates (PDF 171 KB)
16 August 2018Terramin Australia LimitedMannum area - approx. 40 km east of Adelaide-Two years7782018/00128 Plan and coordinates (PDF 552 KB)
16 August 2018Havilah Resources LimitedMingary area - approx. 42 km northeast of OlaryBindarrah, Mutooroo, Tepco, TikalinaTwo years2292018/00129 Plan and coordinates (PDF 152 KB)
16 August 2018Havilah Resources LimitedProspect Hill area - approx. 140 km east-southeast of MarreeMoolawatanaTwo years152018/00130 Plan and coordinates (PDF 121 KB)
2 August 2018SA Cobalt Pty LtdKangaroo Island area - approx. 30 km and 80 km west of Penneshaw-Two years1812018/00110 Plan and coordinates (PDF 728 KB)
2 August 2018Gawler Resources Pty LtdBulloo Creek area - approx. 90 km northeast of YuntaAbminga, WiaweraTwo years172018/00112 Plan and coordinates (PDF 160 KB)
2 August 2018Renascor Resources LimitedKokatha area - approx. 55 km southwest of GlendamboKokathaTwo years4262018/00113 Plan and coordinates (PDF 183 KB)
2 August 2018Minotaur Operations Pty LtdDavenport area - approx. 120 km southeast of OodnadattaThe Peake, Anna CreekTwo years1152018/00114 Plan and coordinates (PDF 145 KB)
2 August 2018Havilah Resources LimitedKidman Bore area - approx. 70 km north of CockburnMulungarieTwo years2012018/00115 Plan and coordinates (PDF 152 KB)
26 July 2018Terrace Mining Pty LtdYeltacowie area – approx. 140 km north of Port AugustaArcoona, PernattyTwo years2912018/00121 Plan and coordinates (PDF 193 KB)
26 July 2018FMG Resources Pty LtdNantilla area – approx. 20 km north of Port AugustaWilkatana, Mount ArdenTwo years292018/00116 Plan and coordinates (PDF 342 KB)
26 July 2018Peninsula Resources LimitedLake Acraman area – approx. 140 km northeast of Streaky BayLake Everard, YarnaTwo years962018/00109 Plan and coordinates (PDF 156 KB)
26 July 2018Austral Nickel Pty LimitedMount Hardy area – approx. 460 km west-northwest of Marla-Two years3382017/00126 Plan and coordinates (PDF 342 KB)
12 July 2018Petratherm LimitedMitchellville area – approx. 20 km northeast of Cowell-One year2432018/00108 Plan and coordinates (PDF 259 KB)
12 July 2018

Vectorex Pty Ltd

Mosquito Hill area – approx. 55 km south-southeast of Adelaide-One year782018/00107 Plan and coordinates (PDF 466 KB)
12 July 2018Macallum Group LtdMacumba area – approx. 210 km northeast of Coober PedyMacumba, AllandaleOne year7352018/00106 Plan and coordinates (PDF 147 KB)
12 July 2018Macallum Group LtdAllandale Station area – approx. 30 km southeast of OodnadattaAllandaleOne year6012018/00104 Plan and coordinates (PDF 133 KB)
12 July 2018BRRS Mining Pty LtdYarrah area - approx. 35 km northwest of Port AugustaYadlamalka, WilkatanaOne year2792018/00100 Plan and coordinates (PDF 373 KB)
12 July 2018Quantum Graphite Operations Pty Ltd (Subject to Deed of Company Arrangement)Uley area - approx. 25 km southwest of Port Lincoln-Two years762016/00097 Plan and coordinates (PDF 175 KB)
5 July 2018BRRS Mining Pty LtdMinvalara area – approx. 15 km north of Peterborough-One year3122018/00096 Plan and coordinates (PDF 491 KB)
5 July 2018BRRS Mining Pty LtdWaroonee area – approx. 70 km northeast of PeterboroughMinburra, MeltonOne year5192018/00095 Plan and coordinates (PDF 421 KB)
5 July 2018BRRS Mining Pty LtdWillippa area – approx. 100 km north-northwest of YuntaWillippaOne year262018/00094 Plan and coordinates (PDF 148 KB)
5 July 2018Reindler, Christopher WilliamAnna Creek area – approx. 220 km north of Roxby DownsThe Peake, Anna CreekOne year3562018/00093 Plan and coordinates (PDF 169 KB)
5 July 2018Lithium Australia NLDudley East area – approx. 35 km east-southeast of Kingscote-Two years272017/00005 Plan and coordinates (PDF 164 KB)
21 June 2018Auroch Minerals LimitedHawker area – approx. 100 km northeast of Port AugustaBlack Hill, Prelinna, Willippa, Mannawarra, Mount HavelockOne year9542018/00066 Plan and coordinates (PDF 1.54 MB)
21 June 2018Redbank Copper LimitedMillers Creek area – approx. 140 km northwest of WoomeraMillers CreekOne year1542018/00077 Plan and coordinates (PDF 432 KB)
21 June 2018Red Metal LimitedFrome Downs area – approx. 280 km north-northeast of YuntaQuinyambie, Frome DownsTwo years122018/00089 Plan and coordinates (PDF 285 KB)
21 June 2018

FMG Resources Pty Ltd

Kootaberra area – approx. 65 km north-northwest of Port AugustaKootaberra, South GapTwo years3612018/00091 Plan and coordinates (PDF 469 KB)
21 June 2018

FMG Resources Pty Ltd

Mount Barry area – approx. 70 km north-northeast of Coober PedyMount Barry, NilpinnaTwo years7902018/00092 Plan and coordinates (PDF 579 KB)
14 June 2018Havilah Resources Pty LtdWatson Bore area - approx. 130 km northeast of OlaryMulyungarieTwo years2432018/00090 Plan and coordinates (PDF 242 KB)
7 June 2018Squadron Resources Pty LtdPhar Lap Outstation area – approx. 70 km south-southeast of Coober PedyIngomarTwo years2832017/00223 Plan and coordinates (PDF 404 KB)
7 June 2018Iluka (Eucla Basin) Pty LtdNullarbor area – approx. 230 km west-northwest of of Ceduna-Two years9952018/00014 Plan and coordinates (PDF 408 KB)
7 June 2018Chikale Resources Pty LtdWonna area – approx. 35 km east of Jamestown-One year952018/00032 Plan and coordinates (PDF 424 KB)
7 June 2018Macallum Group LtdAnna Creek area – immediately north of William CreekAnna CreekOne year8542018/00071 Plan and coordinates (PDF 384 KB)
7 June 2018

Resource Holdings Pty Ltd

Lake Torrens area – approx. 65 km east of Roxby DownsWitchelinaOne year1862018/00074 Plan and coordinates (PDF 373 KB)
7 June 2018BRRS Mining Pty LtdWilmington area – approx. 30 km east of Port Augusta-One year3292018/00084 Plan and coordinates (PDF 468 KB)
7 June 2018Gawler Resources Pty LtdWitchelina area – approx. 45 km southwest of MarreeStuart Creek, WitchelinaTwo years2742018/00086 Plan and coordinates (PDF 429 KB)
7 June 2018Copar Resources Pty LtdManners Well area – approx. 65 km northeast of ParachilnaMount Searle, North Moolooloo, Angepena, Yankaninna, Leigh Creek, Warraweena, Burr Well, Manners Well, PuttapaOne year9952018/00087 Plan and coordinates (PDF 541 KB)
7 June 2018Copar Resources Pty LtdNarrina area – approx. 55 km east-northeast of ParachilnaPinda Springs, Angorichina, Mulga View, Narrina, Wirrealpa, Warraweena, WertaloonaOne year9972018/00088 Plan and coordinates (PDF 535 KB)