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A new and improved mapping application, GeoResGlobe, is now available, replacing MinesOnlineMaps.

GeoResGlobe provides an online, interactive experience to view Queensland's mining and exploration data to assist in the administration of permits and assessment of mineral potential in Queensland.

Access is free and you don't need to register.

Connect to GeoResGlobe

Please note: GeoResGlobe works best on late-model desktops or tablets with a screen resolution larger than 650 pixels, using modern browsers such as Chrome, Edge or Safari. You do not need any additional software.

For information about other ways to access mines spatial data, read our guide to mining and resources maps and spatial data.


For a quick overview of GeoResGlobe, watch our introductory video.

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Features includes:

  • geological and geophysical data
  • exploration and production resource authorities
  • historical resource authorities
  • geographic constraints and barriers to exploration and production
  • native title
  • intersect operations and reports
  • links to resource authority reports
  • links to company exploration reports and data
  • access to spatial data from QSpatial
  • access to web map services
  • current and past imagery
  • the ability to easily save and share maps or take them offline
  • the ability to view data in 2D, 3D and 360 modes
  • flexibility in printing formats and options.

The new GeoResGlobe application has the familiar look and feel of the Queensland Globe, enhanced by new workflows, functionality and results options. Application development included user interface designers to support a consistent and optimal user experience.

A complete list of layers is available in the GeoResGlobe data layers catalogue (PDF, 904KB), which is updated regularly.

There are video tutorials, FAQs and release information details within the help pages, which we encourage you to view.

Technical support and feedback

We encourage your feedback and participation in creating the best possible GeoResGlobe. Email us at

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