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Tasmanian Government Policy Statement on Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) 2018

Tasmanian Government Policy Statement on Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) 2018 Background Upon coming to Government in March 2014 the Hodgman Liberal Government introduced a twelve month...

Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative (EDGI) Open for Application

The Tasmanian State Government, through the recently announced Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative ( EDGI ), is for the first time offering grants for co-funded exploration drilling projects.  The aim is to provide a stimulus to greenfields exploration for all commodities in...

Alberton-Mathinna 3D Geological and Geophysical Modelling

The Alberton-Mathinna 3D geological and geophysical model extends to a depth of 5 km within the area depicted. It expresses a new synthesis based on geological mapping together with geophysical and structural interpretations previously produced by MRT and other geoscientists over several...

Historic Tenement Charts

As part of our program of making all our data holdings available to view or download free of charge from our website, we have now released the  historic mineral tenement charts held by Mineral Resources Tasmania. There are 5 maps series covering the state, comprising some 620 individual plans showing historic mineral leases, licences and easements dating back to the early...

West Tasmania 3D Geophysical Modelling

The Rosebery-Lyell 3D geological and geophysical model is an extension and refinement of previous MRT 3D models in the region.  It expresses a new structural synthesis based on mapping and multiple cross sections produced by numerous geologists over several decades. It extends to a depth of 10 km within the area depicted at left.  The model is constrained by 3D geophysical...

West Coast GeoTrail

Western Tasmania has an exceptionally rich and diverse range of geological features in a small area, including folded and glaciated mountain ranges, ancient volcanoes, world class ore bodies, rare minerals, and ancient fossils. Here, the handiwork of the massive forces and landscape-forming processes of the "Living Earth" are evident in nearly every view. Rocks from all the major geological...

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