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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: March 29, 2016

(Date of earliest event reported)

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

British Columbia, Canada
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

Not Applicable
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

7961 Shaffer parkway, suite 5, littleton, colorado 80127

(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (720) 981-1185

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:



Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))



Item 7.01  Regulation FD


On March 29, 2016, the Registrant issued a press release announcing that it received an additional A$992,000 (approximately US$748,000) Research & Development (“R&D”) Tax Incentive refund related to costs it incurred during the 2014 fiscal year.  The refund was paid under the Australian Government’s R&D Tax Incentive Program.  The Registrant also provided an update on its request for authorization under the Australian Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act of 1999 that is related to the Gouldian Finch and its habitat northwest of the Mt Todd gold project area.


A copy of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1. In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth herein and in the press release is deemed to be “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.  The information set forth in Item 7.01 of this report shall not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in this report on Form 8-K that is required to be disclosed solely to satisfy the requirements of Regulation FD.


Item 9.01  Exhibits


99.1Press Release dated March 29, 2016*


*The Exhibit relating to Item 7.01 is intended to be furnished to, not filed with, the SEC pursuant to Regulation FD.






In accordance with the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.







Dated:  April 1, 2016

By: /s/John F. Engele  

John F. Engele

Chief Financial Officer