NSW Government

NSW Government

Mining, Exploration and Geoscience (MEG) is a division of the NSW Government’s Department of Regional NSW. We are committed to delivering outstanding service and high-quality products and outcomes, to support our vision of the state’s minerals and petroleum resources generating prosperity for the people of NSW.

Mining, Exploration and Geoscience:

  • Supports Australian and international investment into regional NSW through promoting the mineral resource potential of the state
  • Acquires, interprets and delivers quality geoscientific data and information
  • Sets the strategic policy for the state’s mineral resources
  • Provides a trusted minerals and petroleum titles assessment service delivering certainty for industry
  • Provides strategic and geoscientific advice and analysis to inform government decision making, especially for land use planning
  • Minimises environmental and social risk associated with legacy mine sites.

Our five branches that support the delivery of these functions are:

  • Geological Survey of NSW
  • Resources Regulator
  • Assessment and Systems
  • Strategy, Performance and Industry Development
  • Strategic Advice and Coordination
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