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Better balancing private land access and exploration

22/05/2019

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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Enterprising opportunity for more offshore gas

15/07/2019

Earth Resources Regulation has granted an authority to drill from onshore to explore for more gas off the south west coast.

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Showcasing the role of women across the resources sector

11/07/2019

Jane Burton from the department’s Resources branch recently won the Exceptional Woman category at the Victorian Women in Resources Awards.

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Process underway to appoint a new Mining Warden

04/07/2019

The search is underway for a new Mining Warden. An interim Mining Warden will be appointed shortly, while the selection process for a new warden takes place.

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Increasing interest in Victoria’s golden future

24/06/2019

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

20/06/2019

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

17/06/2019

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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