List of Papers & Presentations

Opening Address : Opening Address: Evolution of Tasmanides in global context Dietmar Muller


The Big Picture

  • Mineral systems in convergent margin settings - opportunities for discovery in the Tasmanides - Dave Cooke, CODES
  • New England Orogen mineral systems - Phil Blevin

Magmatic Mineral Systems :

  • Porphyry Cu-Au and epithermal Au-Ag Exploration in the Tasmanides - Greg Corbett
  • Cowal Gold Mine, NSW - Ned Howard, Evolution
  • An update on Cadia with comparisons to others in the belt, Cam Switzer Newcrest
  • Thursday's Gossan – What we know of Australia's only 'Magma' Lode-style copper deposit - Chris Cairns, Stavely Minerals

Magmatic Mineral Systems (cont'd) :

  • Geophysical characteristics of porphyries in the Lachlan Orogen - Terry Hoschke
  • The Boda Discovery - David Meates, Alkane
  • Exploration for Porphyry and Epithermal systems in the Temora Copper Gold Belt - Kristyn Adamczyk, Sandfire
  • Northparkes Porphyry Cu-Au deposits, NSW - Jonathan Hoye, CMOC

Magmatic Mineral Systems (cont'd) :

  • Exploration in NE QLD T - Dan Macklin, Evolution
  • Drummond Basin epithermal Au project, QLD - Glen Little, Minotaur
  • Pajingo Gold Mine, QLD - Genesio Circosta and Chris Chambers, Minjar Gold

The Big Picture :

  • Isotopes and geochronology: mapping domains, fertility and mineral systems at orogen, region and district scales - Kathryn Waltenberg, Geoscience Australia
  • NE QLD Deposit Atlas - Rick Valenta, Sustainable Minerals Institute
  • Relationship between Volcanism, Volcanic Facies and Mineralisation, with examples from the Tasmanides - Ray Cas, Monash University

Basins and More :

  • District-scale characteristics of mineralisation in the Cobar Basin: attempting to understand timing and genesis - Joel Fitzherbert, GSNSW
  • Federation Pb-Zn-Au-Ag Project, NSW - Adam McKinnon, Aurelia
  • South Cobar base metal projects - Seb Hind, Peel Mining
  • Moorefield Orogenic Gold Field, Condobolin /Rast Trough, Southern Cobar Basin Australian Gold and Copper

Basins and More :

  • Lewis Ponds, Past, Present, and Future - Johan Lambrechts, Godolphin Resources
  • McPhillamys Au Project, NSW - Paul Flitcroft, Regis
  • Cullarin Au Project, NSW - Oliver Davies Sky Metals
  • Triton and Constellation Project, NSW - Brad Cox, Aeris Resources

Artificial Intelligence :

  • Can data science techniques accelerate discovery? Holly Bridgewater - Unearthed
  • An integrated toolkit to support decision-making for exploration - Marcus Haynes, Geoscience Australia
  • Mineral potential mapping in NSW - Arianne Ford – Kenex.
  • Exploration targeting in the Tasmanides - Roman Teslyuk, Earth AI - Roman Teslyuk, Earth AI
  • The Gympie Goldfields role in developing exploration AI tools - Warren Anderson, OreFox

The Big Picture :

  • MinEx CRC and the National Drilling Initiative. Whetting the appetite for deep discovery - David Giles, MinEx CRC
  • An update on geoscientific wok achieved by the Geological Survey of NSW for the National Drilling Initiative, MinEx CRC - John Greenfield and Chris Folkes, GSNSW
  • Getting on the ground - Approvals and Compliance - David Salim / Tamara Woods, Hetherington

Critical Metals

  • Origins of rare earth element and scandium mineralisation in Eastern Australia - Carl Spandler, University of Adelaide
  • Silver-Indium Project, N QLD - Red River Resources
  • Toongi Aust Strategic Metals - prob Ian Chalmers
  • The Battery Materials Complex in the heart of NSW - Luke Cox, Cleanteq


  • Victoria's geophysical datasets and applications for improved minerals exploration targeting - Phil Skladzien, Geological Survey of Victoria
  • Fosterville Gold Mine, Victoria - Ashley Jackson, Kirkland Lake
  • The Roswell and San Antonio Gold Deposits - David Meates, Alkane
  • Exploration potential of the Beaconsfield goldfield Tasmania - Jackson, NQ Minerals
  • Re-discovery of the Sunday Creek gold-antimony project, Victoria - Michael Hudson and Nick Cook, Mawson Gold Ltd

Magmatic Mineral Systems (cont'd)

  • E44 Northparkes Tristian Wells
  • The Briggs copper-molybdenum deposit- a granite porphyry dyke hosted system - Mike Erceg, Canterbury Resources
  • Trundle Park Project - Sam Spring, Kincora Copper
  • Bowdens silver - Tom Klein – Silver Mines