22 October, 2018 - The Hon Tim Pallas MP, Treasurer & Minister for ResourcesTwo centuries of gold mining in western Victoria is set to continue, with six companies investing in the search for copper, gold and other metals in the region, bringing jobs and a boost to local communities.Minister for Resources Tim Pallas today announced the companies that have successfully progressed through a tender process giving them the exclusive right to be considered for mineral exploration licences in an area known geologically as the Stavely Arc.To read the release in full: Media Release - More investment and jobs the target in western Victoria