Exploration & Tenures Forum & Awards

The Exploration & Tenures Forum brings together the NSW exploration sector and supporting professionals to discuss regulatory and policy issues for exploration, case studies of successful exploration, stakeholder engagement, and the path from exploration to mining.


This year will see the presentation of the NSW Mining - Explorer of the Year Award. This prestigious award recognises excellence and outstanding performance of an exploration or mining company, business or project to further exploration in NSW.

Award Entries Open

Monday 1 February

Program Announced + Event Registrations Open

Monday 1 March

Award Entries Close

Friday 12 March

Monday 3 May

Exploration and Tenures Forum

This event and all NSW Minerals Council events will be held in accordance with all relevant NSW Government COVID-19 rules and restrictions to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved.

For any questions regarding events, technical support or sponsorship queries, please contact our events team by email or on 02 9274 1417.

Supported by Hetherington Exploration and Mining Title Services

The Exploration & Tenures Forum is proudly supported by NSW Minerals Council member company Hetherington Exploration and Mining Title Services.

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