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Community to the fore in Victoria’s second gold rush


Mining companies that can demonstrate a commitment to engaging with Traditional Owners and boosting local jobs will be favoured in a major release of ground for gold exploration.

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Golden opportunity to learn about local minerals exploration


Communities to the east and northeast of Bendigo are encouraged to find out more about potential minerals exploration across the region by attending local information sessions.

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Gold Star for Fossickers


Victoria’s mining regulator recently conducted spot checks of fossicking in state and national parks near Beechworth, finding all participants in possession of a valid Miners Right.

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IMARC showcasing Victoria above and below ground


Over 7,000 delegates from more than 80 countries attended last week’s International Mining and Resources Conference

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Regulator puts coal mine on notice for fire safety


Earth Resources Regulation is warning coal mine operators to ensure they are meeting their obligations regarding fire safety ahead of the summer high fire danger period.

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Help us set the right path for Latrobe Valley mine rehabilitation


Latrobe Valley locals are encouraged to learn more about the future of the region’s coal mines and how they could be rehabilitated at Morwell Bowls Club next Wednesday evening.

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Get a deeper understanding of western Victoria this Earth Science Week


To celebrate Earth Science Week, we have launched a new film that shows how applied geoscientific research can answer questions about Australia’s geology.

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