DMIRS Applications Training

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety offers in-person training in the use of GeoMap.WA, GeoVIEW.WA, TENGRAPH Web, Mines and Mineral Deposits (MINEDEX), Mineral exploration reports (WAMEX) and Exploration drilling and surface geochemistry database (Drillholes) online systems. Online resources will be available soon!


Attendees should have proficient computer skills and know how to do the following in GeoVIEW.WA and TENGRAPH Web:

  • Identify
  • Zoom in/out
  • Turn on layers
  • Add drawings and measurements on the map
  • Do a simple search
  • Create a printout of the map
  • Add coordinate readouts

A desktop computer will be available for each participant. There is no need to bring anything. However, you are welcome to bring your own laptop if you want to run through specific examples.

In-person Training Dates

Perth parking map
Perth parking map


Thursday 27 April 2023 (Registrations will open on 15 March 2023)


09:00 – 10:00: Navigating GeoMap.WA

10:00 – 12:00: Using the interactive map viewers, GeoVIEW.WA and TENGRAPH Web

12:00 – 13:00: Break for lunch

13:00 – 14:00: Using Mines and Mineral Deposits (MINEDEX)

14:00 – 15:00: Using Mineral exploration reports (WAMEX) and Exploration drilling and surface geochemistry database (Drillholes)

15:00 – 16:00: Using Western Australian Petroleum and Geothermal Information Management System (WAPIMS)

If you are interested in these sessions but cannot attend either date, please email us at





REGISTER for WAMEX/Drillholes


Venue: Lecture Room 2, No. 1 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth (NOT Mineral House)


Notes for Attendees:

1 Adelaide Tce is less than 2km from Perth City Train Station, within the Free Transit Zone, and close to the free Red Cat bus circuit. Please review the Transperth webpage or app for the most direct routes from your location.

Paid parking facilities are also nearby – either next to the Tattersalls Bowling Club on Plain Street, or the Queens Gardens Carpark. Please note that most carparks fill up by about 8.45 am.

To facilitate a swift sign-in and prompt start, please arrive 15 minutes before your session. Go in the front doors to 1 Adelaide Terrace (Causeway end), pass the reception area on the right, and turn left at the ramp to the DMIRS reception area. Someone from DMIRS will be there to escort you to the training room.

Lunch options include a café in the 1 Adelaide Terrace building and a convenience store across the road.

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Online Resources – coming soon

GeoMap.WA: Training Video, Exercise Manual, Contact -

GeoVIEW.WA: Training Video, Exercise Manual, Contact -

TENGRAPH Web: Training Video, Exercise Manual, Contact -

MINEDEX: Training Video, Exercise Manual, Contact -

WAMEX/Drillholes: Training Video, Exercise Manual, Contact -

WAPIMS: Training Video, Exercise Manual, Contact -

Download manuals and work through examples

GeoVIEW.WA – Exercise Book - 2557 Kb

GeoVIEW.WA – Exercise Book

GeoMap.WA – Cookbook: Work Exercises - 8136 Kb

GeoMap.WA – Cookbook: Work Exercises


TENGRAPH Web – general overview (Video link) (Transcript)

TENGRAPH Web – search results and menu interaction (Transcript)

TENGRAPH Web – how to use the "I want to..." Menu (Transcript)

WA Geology – Introduction video