Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations Program NT

The Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations Program provides funding for exploratory drilling and geophysics in areas of the Northern Territory that have not yet been explored.


What do you get?

Co-funding of up to $125,000.

Who is this for?

Mining exploration companies.


This program provides co-funding for drilling and geophysical acquisition projects that will improve geological knowledge in greenfields and brownfields areas in the Northern Territory.

Co-funding assistance is available for half of the eligible direct program costs and capped at:

  • $125,000 for selected greenfields diamond drilling programs
  • $100,000 for selected brownfields diamond drilling, greenfields reverse-circulation (RC) drilling and geophysical acquisition programs.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must be conducting exploration drilling and geophysics in underexplored areas of the Northern Territory.

Further assessment criteria apply.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations Program.

Funding to undertake exploration drilling programs in the Northern Territory