Discovery Drilling

ABN 98 438 753 241

Discovery Drilling can provide the full service for exploration, from site preparation, drilling process through to site rehabilitation and grouting.


Discovery Drilling provides an array of drilling applications to meet our clients’ needs, ranging from exploration mineral holes, incorporating core sampling, to water well - both stock and domestic. Brian holds various drilling competencies which include

  • Diploma in Drilling Operations
  • Queensland Water Drillers License
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessing, which links him to the Australian Drilling Industry Training Committee as a registered trainer and assessor - with the ability to train and assess up to and including Diploma of Drilling Operations

Drilling applications range through the total process of site preparation, the drilling process and onto site rehabilitation. We can source experienced contractors to work in the site preparation and rehabilitation processes as well as providing auxiliary water supplies. Our multi-purpose drill rig and support equipment will service your everyday drilling needs that include rotary blade, PDC, hammer drilling, core sampling in various sizes including HMLC (63mm), 4C (100mm) and 8C (200mm), water well up to 200mm, hole decommissioning and grouting.

Discovery Drilling is very aware of its obligations to safety and environmental concerns and works closely with its clients to ensure it has a minimum impact on the environment. As well as supplying a safe working environment for all employees, clients and contractors involved in the drilling process. Safety is everyone’s responsibility and we work with all clients Health and Safety systems. Well serviced and maintained drilling equipment leads to minimum downtime in the field while consumables are sourced from reputable dealers with overnight service in most locations Australia wide. Brian has worked within the Industry and has provided consistent production figures throughout his drilling career that gives his clients value for money while meeting their drilling targets. Our staff are expertly trained to ensure they know their obligations to safety and the environment.


  • Gardner Denver 1500 Rotary Kelly Drive Rig, mounted on International T Line 8 wheeler
  • Atlas Copco 1000 CFM/350 psi air compressor mounted on International T Line 8 wheeler, which incorporates 5500lt diesel storage, 5000lt water storage and storage for 30 lengths of 125mm PVC
  • 6 meter bogie trailer with all support equipment for core recovery and auxiliary drill bits
  • 6 meter tri-axle trailer with grouting equipment for hole decommissioning
  • 4x4 Crew Ute
  • 110HP tractor with front loader and slasher
  • Prime mover with Howard Porter side tipper