The Data and Software Centre lets you download state-wide spatial datasets, geology series map data, resources such as Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) software (including user guides and videos where available), and documentation on map services provided by DMIRS.
Each dataset compressed file contains the following:
To view the metadata statement, select the icon next to the dataset name.
To facilitate automated downloading of dynamic datasets, this document contains URLs to assist in this process.
Click the "What's new" tab to see new and previous releases.
Click the "Datasets [GDA2020]" tab to view datasets available in GDA2020 coordinates.
Click the "Datasets [GDA94]" tab to view datasets available in GDA94 coordinates.
Click the "Map services and resources" tab to access a range of available software, map services, and training material.
Type a keyword in the search tool on the right to search for specific datasets in a specific coordinate system.
Nightly process to update dynamic datasets is scheduled to be completed by approximately 3am following each business day
Below is a list of updates made to the DMIRS Data and Software Centre including the date these updates were released.
Release date: 1 July 2020
DMIRS Data and Software Centre upgraded to support GDA2020.
Release date: 17 April 2020
Updated GSWA Code Builder software (version 1.1.0) includes revised stratigraphic codes.
Release date: 10 January 2020
Due to very low demand for Microsoft DGN Files from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) Data and Software Centre, DMIRS will cease providing spatial data on the Data and Software Centre in DGN file format from 13 April 2020.
Release date: 3 October 2019
A number of ZIP file names have changed this is so they conform to DMIRS naming convention. DMIRS will continue to support the original ZIP file names until 7 January 2020.
For shape file format downloads the following changes to the zip file name have occurred.
1:100 000 Digital data: 100K.zip updated to 100K_shp.zip
2D Seismic Surveys : Seismic_Surveys_2D.zip updated to Seismic_Surveys_2D _shp.zip
3D Seismic Survey Polygons : Seismic_Surveys_3D.zip updated to Seismic_Surveys_3D_shp.zip
Abandoned Mines : wabmines.zip updated to wabmines_shp.zip
Airborne geophysics Ground : Ground.zip updated to Ground_shp.zip
Airborne geophysics Government : Government.zip updated to Government_shp.zip
Airborne geophysics Progress : PROGRESS.zip updated to Progress_shp.zip
Airborne geophysics Registered : REGISTERED.zip updated to Registered_shp.zip
File Notation Areas : FILENOTATIONAREA.zip updated to FILENOTATIONAREA_shp.zip
GSWA Geochemistry : StateGeoChem.zip updated to StateGeoChem_shp.zip
GSWA Geochronology : GSWA_Geochron.zip updated to GSWA_Geochron_shp.zip
Core Library Drillholes : Core_Library_Drillholes.zip updated to Core_Library_Drillholes_shp.zip
Mineral Exploration drillholes (open File) : MineralExplorationDrillholes_Openfile.zip updated to MineralExplorationDrillholes_Openfile_shp.zip
Mineral Exploration Reports (WAMEX Online) : Exploration_Reports.zip updated to Exploration_Reports_shp.zip
Mines and Mineral Deposits (MINEDEX) : 100K.zip updated to 100K_shp.zip
Petroleum Oil and Gas fields : OilGasFields.zip updated to OilGasFields_shp.zip
Petroleum titles WAP Pipe : wappipe.zip updated to wappipe_shp.zip
Petroleum titles WAP Release : waprelease.zip updated to waprelease_shp.zip
Petroleum titles WAP SPAAO : wapspaao.zip updated to wapspaao_shp.zip
Petroleum titles WAP Title : waptitle.zip updated to waptitle_shp.zip
Petroleum titles WAP Applications : applications.zip updated to wapapplication_shp.zip
Petroleum Wells : Petroleum_Wells.zip updated to Petroleum_Wells_shp.zip
Section 57(2AA) : SEC57_2AA_MinZne.zip updated to SEC57_2AA_MinZne_shp.zip
Section 57(4) : SEC57_4.zip updated to SEC57_4_shp.zip
Section19 : SECTION19.zip updated to SECTION19_shp.zip
For MapInfo format downloads the following changes to the zip file name have occurred
Petroleum titles WAP Applications: applications_tab.zip updated to wapapplication_tab.zip
For KML format downloads the following changes to the zip file name have occurred
Petroleum titles WAP Applications: applications_kml.zip updated to wapapplication_kml.zip
For downloads of all formats of the following datasets name changes have occurred as stated below
GeneralClearanceArea_<format>.zip updated to GeneralClearanceAreas_<format>.zip
TENM_PENDING_RELEAS_<format>.zip updated to Tenmements_Release_Pending_<format>.zip
TENM_PENDING_RELEASE_<format>.zip updated to Tenmements_Release_Pending_<format>.zip
TENM_AMALGAMATION_PENDING_<format>.zip updated to Tenmenents_Amalgamations_Pending_<format>.zip
TENM_RESTORATION_PENDING_<format>.zip updated to Tenement_Restorations_Pending_<format>.zip
Release date: 8 July 2019
Lawlers Anticline 3D geology released in a variety of formats, including Geoscience ANALYST viewing software.
Release date: 12 April 2019
For shapefile format downloads the following changes to the zipfile name has occurred
For downloads of all formats of Major Resource Projects and Operating Mines the following name changes have occurred
Release date: 25 March 2019
East Albany-Fraser Orogen 3D geology released in a variety of formats, including Geoscience ANALYST viewing software.
Release date: 20 February 2019
Release date: 9 September 2018
WA Geoscience Web Map Service updated to include the 1:100 000 State interpreted bedrock geology of Western Australia layers. To accommodate for the addition of these layers it will be necessary to re-add the map service URL to reflect the new 1:100 000 layers and layer id changes.
Release date: 18 July 2018
Updated MRT software (version 1.4.3) now includes template and examples files as part of the installation of the software.
Release date: 29 June 2018
1:100 000 State interpreted bedrock geology of Western Australia available for download in ESRI and MapInfo file formats.
Release date: 26 June 2018
Merlinleigh Sub-basin 3D geology released in a variety of formats, including Geoscience ANALYST viewing software.
Release date: 15 June 2018
Mount Brockman Syncline (Hamersley Basin) 3D geology released in a variety of formats, including Geoscience ANALYST viewing software.
Release date: 3 May 2018
New 1:500 000 Orogenic Events of Western Australia, 2018 released for download in ESRI and MapInfo formats.
Release date: 5 February 2018
New release of GeoMap.WA (220.127.116.11) this release includes a number of enhancements:
Release date: 3 January 2018
Name changes to all ZIP files associated with Tenements - Current (Live and Pending):
Release date: 30 June 2017
New 1:500 000 Tectonic units of Western Australia, 2017 released for download in ESRI, MapInfo and KML formats.
Release date: 10 March 2017
1:250,000 Geological series maps released as geo-referenced images in GDA1994 Latitude/Longitude and MGA1994 coordinates.
Release date: 3 March 2017
1:100,000 Geological series maps released as geo-referenced images in GDA1994 Latitude/Longitude and MGA1994 coordinates.
Release date: 10 March 2017
The following 1:50,000 Geological series maps released as geo-referenced images in GDA1994 Latitude/Longitude and MGA1994 coordinates.
Release date: 21 February 2017
New DMIRS Data and Software Centre released.
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