Exploration Reports

The Chief Government Geologists through GGIC have developed a National standard in regards to mineral and petroleum exploration reporting. These standards include guidelines in relation to the submission of digital data.

The current version is:
Australian Requirements for the Submission of Digital Exploration Data (v4.3) - Dec 2015 [PDF 1.07MB].

Each jurisdiction has its own set of guidelines tailored to their legislation. These State and Territory guidelines are based on the national guidelines.

Mineral Exploration Reporting Template

Software to facilitate the creation of geochemical, drilling and other point located data in the required data templates has been developed to assist industry clients comply with the reporting guidelines.

Mineral Reporting Template (MRT) software v1.4.2 - October 2012 [ZIP 6.8MB]
Data templates and examples - October 2012 [ZIP 365KB]

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