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MESA Journals

The South Australia MESA Journal is the flagship publication of the Department of State Development's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions.

The journal covers a broad range of geoscientific topics, appealing to both geologists and non-geologists. Articles include industry news, commodity reviews, feature stories and scientific articles. There are four editions per year.

Subscription is free, with options to receive a hardcopy of the printed journal and/or receive email notification of availability of the journal on this website.

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You can also use the online subscription form to update your subscription details.

Download MESA Journal back issues

To search for and download previous articles use the South Australian Resources Information Geoserver (SARIG). Go to Databases, Publications and Reports, Advanced Search. In the Search For window enter 'MESAJ' against Reference(s) and then enter your search query against Global.

The complete set of MESA Journals with a full text search capability is available on DVD (including the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Price: $A20.00 (GST included) plus a postage and handling cost

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Copyright © Government of South Australia: Material appearing in the MESA Journal is subject to copyright, and reproduction in whole or in part without permission of the editor is prohibited. Please contact the Mineral Resources Division if you have any further enquiries.

Latest MESA Journal

MESA journal volume 72Download MESA Journal volume 72 (.pdf 15.3Mb)

Content includes:

  • Mineral and Energy Resources South Australia: 2013 in review - information on resource production, global bench marking, South Australia's Minerals ScoreCard, exploration and development, regulatory compliance, and DMITRE achievements and publications
  • Premier's Community Excellence Awards celebrate companies that dig deep
  • Mining and Petroleum Services Centre of Excellence
  • South Australian Resources & Energy Investment Conference 2014
  • Clare Valley Rocks - the earth beneath our vines
  • GSSA–HiSeis partnership to improve geological understanding of the Olympic IOCG Province
  • Regular features
    • Industry news
    • Five-year company mineral exploration information release
    • Mineral tenement activity
    • Petroleum and geothermal tenement activity  
    • Round up of recent events and forthcoming events

If you have difficulty in downloading the file contact the Resource Information Centre
Email: Resources.customerservices@sa.gov.au
Phone: +61 8 8463 3000