This page belongs to: 2021 offshore petroleum exploration acreage release

Gippsland Basin

There are 2 release areas in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria. These are both located in the Eastern Gippsland Basin.

Regional geology

  • View petroleum geology information for the Gippsland Basin from Geoscience Australia
  • For wells and survey information search the interactive NOPIMS database

Maps and shapefiles

Maps show the release areas in bathymetric detail. They also include other permit locations, known petroleum accumulations and wells. Shapefiles show the areas in vector format for geographic information system (GIS) software.

See all release area maps in this basin [712KB PDF]

View high resolution release area maps:

Download shapefiles of all acreage release areas [87KB ZIP]

Block diagrams

Block diagrams show the coordinates of release area boundaries. 

See all block diagrams in this basin [63KB PDF]

View block diagrams: 

Block listings

Block listings provide graticular block numbers and 1:1,000,000 map sheet references that identify each release area.

See all block listings in this basin [113KB PDF] [30KB DOCX]

How to bid

Work-program bidding closes on Thursday 3 March 2022.

Find out how to file your application.

Foreign investors need to submit evidence of a Foreign Investment Review Board decision with their application.

About these files

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