At AMWD, we know we’re doing  something right, because even as the Australian Mining Industry continues  to contract our rig utilisation far  higher than the industry standard.

Strategically positioned yards in Victoria and the Northern Territory, world class equipment maintenance and customisation, quickly mobilised and fast moving rigs and a professional crew of trained drillers combine to deliver great results at a competitive price.

Across the country, AMWD drill difficult holes at a fair and competitive price.

ADITC Licensed Drillers and Supervisors as well as NT, SA, VIC, NSW and QLD Class 2 & 3 Licensed Water Bore Drillers

Yard locations

Yard locations

at Bendigo, Victoria and Pine Creek, NT
Multipurpose rigs

Multipurpose rigs

Australia Wide

Australia Wide

Northern WA, NT, QLD, NSW, VIC and SA
Diamond drilling rigs

Diamond drilling rigs

on trucks and tracks
Powerful RC and deep hole water bore rigs

Powerful RC and deep hole water bore rigs

Across the country

Across the country

AMWD drill difficult holes at a fair and competitive price


Our strength is in our ability to listen to you and to build commercial terms best suited to your project. When you talk to AMWD about your investment in mining and exploration, you’ll learn more more about how were different and why our approach works.

Transparent and trusted, AMWD offers Structured Contracts and Pricing, Standard Fixed Pricing and Industry Schedule Pricing as well as our Drill for Equity option. AMWD Drill for Equity is an evolution in the mining and exploration marketplace, where downward pressure on costs can affect the entire project lifecycle – and its  ongoing viability.

Talk to us about arrangements to optimise your allocated exploration resources, grow your shareholder base and position your project for success.


A drilling company aligning itself with the interests of mining and exploration, AMWD is an active player in the development of a more sustainable Australian mining industry.

Since 2007 we have used our international mining and drilling experience here in Australia, building a different kind of drilling outfit. Our team of fully trained and highly skilled operators is backed by experienced supervisors, equipment maintenance and administrative staff. Our people and rigs are ready to undertake all types of mineral exploration drilling and water boring.

Competent and reliable, we’ve worked to streamline our operations and deliver cost effective, high quality outcomes across the country. Innovative, inventive and in it for the long haul, AMWD combines streamlined operations, cost effective, high quality services and leverages Australian mining and expoloration opportunities for the benefit of our clients, communities, economy and shareholders.

Vaughan Cullen

Experienced as a contract driller on mining and exploration projects across Africa, Europe and Asia, Vaughan Cullen’s approach is broad-based and informed.

Extensive exposure in deep directional diamond drilling and deep reverse circulation drilling, Vaughan now leads AMWD in its Australian on-site and strategic activities.

Committed to building a more sustainable Australian mining industry, Vaughan’s energetic and inspiring style involves our clients and communities in a practical discussion about the future of mining and exploration in our country.

Contact Vaughan via our Head Office to discuss your mining and exploration projects.

Richard Maish

From 1996 to 2012, Richard Maish focussed his professional expertise on the mining and metals sector, joining AMWD that year to provide advice around an impending structural shift in mineral drilling sector.

With a background in investment banking, structured finance and financial consulting, Richard’s financial and commercial credentials have enabled AMWD to leverage a more strategic approach and to offer more closely aligned services to exploration and mining operations.

Under Richard’s direction, AMWD has completed the business model transition required to underpin our future operational and strategic success.

Contact Richard via our Head Office to talk about our innovative pricing and equity models.


Please make contact through our friendly Head Office team

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us a message. We will reply within 24 hours!

Australian Mineral and Waterwell Drilling
306 Station Street
Epsom, Victoria, 3551
Ph: +61 3 5448 8880
Fx: +61 3 5448 8881
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