GeoMap.WA, GeoVIEW.WA and TENGRAPH Web training – Perth 2021, 2022

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety offers FREE training in the use of GeoMap.WA, GeoVIEW.WA and TENGRAPH Web online systems. The presentations allow hands-on interaction.

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.

Perth parking map
Perth parking map


Thursday 18 November 2021
Thursday 28 April 2022


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)

REGISTER for WAMEX/Drillholes

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


Instructions to attendees

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.

The most convenient parking is in the City of Perth Car Parks, either next to the Tattersalls Bowling Club in Plain Street, or the Queen's Gardens Carpark (on the north side of the gardens). Please see the map for their location. Please note that most carparks fill up by about 8.45 am. Public transport options are available with free buses operating on St Georges Terrace.

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

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Download manuals and work through examples

GeoVIEW.WA – Exercise Book - 1748 Kb

GeoVIEW.WA – Exercise Book

GeoMap.WA – Cookbook: Work Exercises - 2480 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