Digitisation of historical records

At the request of the VVG project, the State Library of Victoria (SLV) have digitised the records of Victorian Government drilling from 1879 to 1965 - known as the Boring Records.  More details about the Victorian Government drilling program in general is on the History page. The table below lists the entire Boring Record series hosted at the SLV and provides links to each document.

List of digitised publications  
Diamond Drills in Victoria (First Boring Report 1885)

Report on boring from January 1879 to June 1884

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Diamond Drills and Water Augers in Victoria (Second Boring Report 1886)

Report on boring from July 1884 to March 1886

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Diamond Drills and Water Augers in Victoria (Third Boring Report 1887)

Report on boring from April 1886 to June 1887

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Diamond Drills and Other Boring Machinery (Fourth Boring Report 1889)

Report on boring from July 1887 to December 1888

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1889 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1890)

Report on boring to December 1889

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1890 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1891)

Report on boring to December 1890

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1891 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1892)

Report on boring to December 1891

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1892 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1893)

Report on boring to December 1892

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1893 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1894)

Report on boring to December 1893

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1894 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1895)

Report on boring to December 1894

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1895 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1896)

Report on boring to December 1895

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1896 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1897)

Report on boring to December 1896

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Special Report: Record of Boring Operations for the Year 1897 (1898)

Report on boring to December 1897

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1898 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1899)

 

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1899 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1900)

 

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1900 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1901)

Report on boring to December 1900

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1901 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1902)

Report on boring to December 1901

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1902 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1903)

Report on boring to December 1902

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1903 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1904)

Report on boring to December 1903

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1904 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1905)

Report on boring to December 1904

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1905 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1906)

Report on boring to December 1905

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1906 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines and Water Supply (1907)

Report on boring to December 1906

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1907 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1908)

Report on boring to December 1907

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1908 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1909)

Report on boring to December 1908

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1909 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1910)

Report on boring to December 1909

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1910 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1911)

Report on boring to December 1910

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1911 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1912)

Report on boring to December 1911

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1912 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1913)

Report on boring to December 1912

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1913 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1914)

Report on boring to December 1913

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1914 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1915)

Report on boring to December 1914

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1915 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1916)

Report on boring to December 1915

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1916 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1917)

Report on boring to December 1916

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1917 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1918)

Report on boring to December 1917

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1918 Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (1919)

Report on boring to December 1918

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1919-1922 Records of Boring Operations (1929)

 

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1923-1930 Records of Boring Operations (1938)

 

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1931-1937 Records of Boring Operations (1939)

 

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1938 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1939)

Records of boring for 1938

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1939 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1940)

Records of boring for 1939

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1940 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1941)

Records of boring for 1940

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1941 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1942)

Records of boring for 1941

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1942 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1943)

Records of boring for 1942

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1943 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1944)

Records of boring for 1943

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1944 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1945)

Records of boring for 1944

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1945 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1946)

Records of boring for 1945

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1946 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1947)

Records of boring for 1946

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1947 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1948)

Records of boring for 1947

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1948 Annual Report of the Department of Mines (1949)

Records of boring for 1948

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1949 Boring Records (1950)
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1950 Boring Records (1951)

 

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1951-1952 Boring Records (1955)

 

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1953-1954 Boring Records (1958)

 

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1955-1956 Boring Records (1959)

 

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1957 Boring Records (1960)

 

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1958 Boring Records (n.d.).

 

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1959-1960 Boring Records (n.d.). 

 

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1961-1962 Boring Records (n.d.). 

 

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1963 Boring Records (n.d.). 

 

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1964 Boring Records (n.d.). 

 

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1965 Boring Records (n.d.).

 

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