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Better balancing private land access and exploration


New tools will help rural landholders negotiate with mineral explorers searching for evidence of gold, copper and other valuable metals on private land.

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A closer look at the Otway Basin’s rocks


The Victorian Government is working to deliver a better picture of the state’s gas resources, analysing rocks in Victoria’s south-west.

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Great prospects to find nuggets - do you have a miner’s right?


Victoria’s walking tracks are not exactly paved with gold but you never know when someone will stumble across a nugget, with a lucky family finding a 20-ounce piece of gold over the weekend.

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You may have noticed this website has been redeveloped.

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New fit and proper person policy


We're raising the bar on who has access to the state's resources.

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Stockman Mine passes regulatory checkpoint


The project has progressed through the latest stage with it's Work Plan approved for the site near Benambra in East Gippsland.

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Regulator enforces public safety at metro quarry


Earth Resources Regulation has acted to ensure the community is not at risk from excessive dust from a quarry in Melbourne’s west.

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