Mining and resources maps and spatial data

The Geological Survey of Queensland (GSQ) produces a wide range of geological and tenure maps. This guide describes the types of products available and how to access them.

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Interactive geoscience and tenure maps

You can access Geoscience and tenure information through 2 online mapping applications.

MinesOnlineMaps is an application that will let you view, query, analyse, download and print spatial information about the mining and resources industry.

Queensland Globe is an interactive tool which will let you view a range of mines information using the Google EarthTM application.

Spatial data


QSpatial lets you access geoscience spatial data to use with your GIS software:

  1. On the QSpatial search page, click Choose categories, then select Geoscientific Information.
  2. Enter a keyword in the search term field to narrow your search.

Automated downloads

Our automated download service lets you develop scripts that, at preset times, will automatically download mines permit and geoscientific spatial data updates from our FTP site.

To access this service, email and include:

  • your name
  • company name
  • datasets that you would like to access
  • brief outline of the intended business use.

Once your access request has been approved, we'll send you the server details, a username and password.

Geological maps

We produce a range of geological maps of Queensland that are available at different scales:

To get copies of these maps you can:

Tenure maps

GSQ can print coal, mineral, geothermal and petroleum tenure maps on demand.

Contact GSQ to place an order.

Last reviewed
April 13, 2015