Victoria has a rich earth resources endowment. Commodities including brown coal, gold, oil and gas, mineral sands and base metals have all contributed to the State’s prosperity.
The State’s geological history can be divided into three major episodes: Neoproterozoic to Early Carboniferous, Late Carboniferous to Mid-Mesozoic and Mid-Mesozoic to the present day.
The Geological Survey of Victoria researches and maps Victoria’s geology, providing this information to investors and the public. For more information about Victoria’s earth resources and resource projects see: