Victoria's mineral and gas resources boost our economic growth, liveability and well-being. Our projects are the building blocks for Victoria's future. They help regional areas thrive with more spending plus jobs for today and into the future.

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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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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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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TARGET Minerals Exploration Initiative

TARGET is a Victorian Government initiative providing exploration grants for companies to conduct co-funded minerals exploration programs.

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Eastern Victoria Geoscience Initiative

Learn about the low impact regional deep seismic reflection survey run by The Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV) in Victoria from February 2018.

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Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy

We are preparing the Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy (LVRRS) as part of the government's response to the 2015/16 Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry.

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