MRIWA Research Project Reports

MRIWA (including MERIWA) Research Project Reports are uploaded to and hosted by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety website.

This searchable database offers keyword search facility and the option to download pdf versions of all published MRIWA reports and can be accessed by clicking here.

This service is generously provided by the Geological Survey of Western Australia.



Interactive Map of MRIWA Research Reports

Visually presenting the areas of Western Australia covered by MRIWA (and previously MERIWA) research projects, this interactive map enables the user to search based on MRIWA Project, area or mineral.

Created in partnership with the Department of Mines and Petroleum’s Geological Survey of Western Australia, MRIWA gratefully acknowledges the work of the GSWA’s Spatial Systems team in the creation of this useful tool.


MRIWA Annual Report

The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia commenced operation on 1 February 2014.

The Annual Report outlines MRIWA’s research activities, including the scholarship winners’ research projects, the functions of the Institute and its financial performance.

The MERIWA Effect – History of MERIWA

This book, first published in 2003 by the University of WA Press, reflects on the first 20 years of operation of what was initially the Western Australian Minerals and Petroleum Research Institute (WAMPRI); this became the Minerals and Energy Research Institute of Western Australia (MERIWA) in 1987. (more…)