Austral Resources operations are located in the Gulf country region of Queensland, 120km north of Mount Isa. The region is known for its wealth in mineral deposits. Austral Resources mining projects are located on granted mining leases accessed by sealed road from Mount Isa.
The region experiences a semi-arid climate with two seasons, a Wet Season spanning December through to March bringing heavy rainfall to the region. This is followed by the Dry Season spanning April to October, with little to no rainfall during this season.
The region is supported by well-established transport infrastructure both east to Townsville Port and across into the Northern Territory to Darwin Port.