Projects

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.

North Central Victorian Goldfields Ground Release

The North Central Victorian Goldfields Ground Release tender will encourage responsible minerals exploration.

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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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Victorian Gas Program

The Victorian Gas Program will help determine whether the State’s underground gas storage capacity can be expanded.

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Restart of onshore conventional gas industry in Victoria

The Petroleum Legislation Amendment Act 2020 allows for the restart of onshore conventional gas exploration and production from 1 July 2021.

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Stavely ground release

Tenders for minerals explorers opened for the Stavely Arc region in Western Victoria on 22 June 2018.

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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

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

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Regional Innovation Accelerator Program

The Regional Innovation Accelerator Program for Mining Equipment and Technology Services encompass a variety of services and thousands of jobs in Victoria

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Strategic Extractive Resource Areas

The Strategic Extractive Resource Areas pilot project aims to safeguard the sand, stone and gravel Victoria needs to build infrastructure for our growing population, and provide certainty for industry and the community.

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Extractive Industry Priority Project List

Identifying quarry project quarries that will be given priority planning consideration with the goal of halving current approval times from 18 months to 9 months

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