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Mining, Exploration and Geoscience sets strategic policy for the state’s mineral and energy resources, gathers, analyses and disseminates geoscientific information, and assesses and determines applications for mineral and petroleum titles for exploration activities and extractive uses.

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This month the NSW Government’s Geological Survey of NSW will conduct the two airborne geological surveys in the Yathong region – one

Airborne Electromagnetic Survey


The NSW Government is funding a series of geophysical surveys in the Cobar region to gather detailed information that will help uncover

Vibreosis trucks


The annual event Exploration in the Gallery – the Art of Exploration presented by Department of Regional NSW's Mining, Exploration and

exploration in the gallery 2023