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Expanded protection for the You Yangs

The You Yangs Regional Park has been declared a mining free zone thanks to additional protections being placed over the landmark hills, just north of Geelong.

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Improving prospects for women in resources

The Victorian Women in Resources Awards celebrate the exceptional contribution of women to their workplaces and the industry.

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Funding to safeguard quarry materials and support the minerals sector

The Victorian Budget 2019/20 was handed down on Monday 27 May. New funding will help access to the state's quarry resources, nearer to where it is needed most.

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Victorian Gas Program

The Victorian Gas Program runs until 2020. It is a comprehensive program of scientific research and related activities to assess the potential for further discoveries of onshore conventional gas and offshore gas in Victoria.

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The CarbonNet Project

The CarbonNet Project (CarbonNet) is investigating the potential for establishing a commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) network.

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Stavely ground release

On 22 June 2018, the Victorian Minister for Resources opened up the Stavely Arc region in Western Victoria for tenders from minerals explorers. Before the release, we completed in-depth scientific research and discussions with local communities.

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