b'Geophysics in the surveysNewsGeological Survey of Victoria: Presence at IMARC 2022The Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV)Visit www.earthresources.vic.gov.delivered presentations, hosted a boothau for more information and contact display, and showcased 3-D geologicalKate Bassano, Manager Exploration models at the International Mining andand Development, Geological Survey Resources Conference (IMARC) held inof Victoria at Kate.Bassano@ecodev.Sydney in November 2022. vic.gov.au to discuss Victorian earth resource exploration opportunities.A key drawcard at the booth was a map (Figure 1) highlighting theSuzanne Haydon breadth of collaborative geoscienceGeological Survey of Victoria programmes recently undertaken andSuzanne.Haydon@ecodev.vic.gov.aucurrently in progress across Victoria. The comprehensive data acquisition programme will enhance the pre-competitive geoscience knowledge base across the State.Exploration interest in Victoria is at an all-time high, with approximately 54% of available land currently under an exploration permit or application. GSV staff had many conversations at IMARC about gold mineralisation and emerging critical minerals prospects. The GSV booth at IMARC 2022Figure 1.Regional data acquisition programmes across Victoria.DECEMBER 2022 PREVIEW 20'