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Increasing interest in Victoria’s golden future

All that glitters may not be gold but when it comes to public, media and investor interest in Victoria’s exploration and mining industry, there’s one mineral that shines out.

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Helping residents have their say

Community Advisor Grants will enable the Glenaladale community to access expertise and contribute to the Environment Effects Statement (ESS) process of the proposed Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project.

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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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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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