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To report a serious incident to DEM, as required by Section 85(2) of the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000, licensees should contact the serious incident reporting hotline on: (08) 8463 6666. For more information please visit the Compliance and Monitoring webpage | DEM-ERD has just released the first “Basin in a Box” data-package covering the Simpson and Pedirka Basins. The dataset is available via the “Data and Publications” page. Each package is a consolidated set of seismic and well data to facilitate new ventures and exploration assessments of frontier basins in South Australia. Data releases for other frontier basins will follow.

Latest advances in South Australian geoscience and resource sector news


Discover Gold

Slice of Figure 3 Sleafordian

Gold mineral systems and exploration, Gawler Craton, South Australia

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Accelerated Discovery Initiative

12 December 2019

Investing in mineral exploration, data and innovative technology.

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ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge

12 December 2019

Unearthing South Australia’s next big mineral deposit.

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Excellence in energy and mining

12 December 2019

2019 Premier’s Awards.

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Moving forward

12 December 2019

What’s next for South Australia’s mining laws.

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Discovery Day – South Australia

12 December 2019

Vibrant geoscience illuminates path to discovery.

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Connecting globally

12 December 2019

Latest developments in structural geology, tectonics and solid earth geophysics.

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