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Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program WA

The Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program provides explorers with funding for up to 50% of exploratory drilling costs.
Coming soon

This opportunity will be available soon

Opening date: 01 Aug 2022

What you get?

Up to $220,000.

Who is this for?

WA explorers and prospectors.


The Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program provides explorers with co-funding to undertake exploratory drilling.

Funding is for exploration drilling only and may not be used for:

  • resource definition drilling
  • appraisal, stimulation and development drilling
  • the development of new uranium mines.

Co-funding of up to 50% of direct drilling cost is available and is capped at:

  • $180,000 for general multi-hole applications
  • $220,000 for a single deep-hole application
  • $40,000 for a prospector application.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be the holder of, or have access to, a tenement.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Co-funded Exploration Drilling Program.

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