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1 August – 20 October 2018

Upcoming events

Open Air is a project produced by media artist Grayson Cooke, in collaboration with painter Emma Walker and with the music of The Necks. Through a partnership with Geoscience Australia, the project also uses satellite images of Australia from the Digital Earth Australia program.
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Calling all artists - this is an opportunity to visit and become inspired by the National Mineral & Fossil Collection at Geoscience Australia. During this event you'll be able to learn about the science behind these fabulous specimens including basic geological concepts and specimen properties, as well as an overview of the organisation's history through the collection.
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The inaugural Australian Geoscience Council Convention, AGCC 2018, will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 14–18 October 2018. AGCC 2018 is proudly sponsored by Geoscience Australia.
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14–20

October

Earth Science Week

Join the celebrations from October 14–20, 2018 and celebrate the theme 'Earth as Inspiration'. This event will emphasise artistic expression as a unique, powerful opportunity for geoscience education and understanding in the 21st century.
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About 80 Days of Earth Discovery

Geoscience Australia is celebrating 80 Days of Earth Discovery from 1 August – 20 October 2018. Join us in exploring geoscience in all its diversity, the crucial role it plays solving the challenges of our nation and the people who make it all happen.

Get involved by following #80DAYSEARTH, checking out our classroom resources, attend one of our events, and discover more about our people.

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Highlights

 Front facing view of the Adelaide Convention Centre

Australian Geoscience Council Convention

The inaugural Australian Geoscience Council Convention, AGCC 2018, will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 14–18 October 2018. AGCC 2018 is proudly sponsored by Geoscience Australia.

National Mineral and Fossil Collection tour

Explore the world class collection of amazing specimens stored in Geoscience Australia's National Mineral and Fossil Collection. Bookings required via Eventbrite.

Earth viewed from space surrounded by satellites

Classroom Resources

Geoscience Australia produces a range of teaching resources for primary and secondary levels. Resources include background information, student activities, full-colour cut-out 3D models and posters.

Earth Science Week

Join the celebrations from October 14–20, 2018 and celebrate the theme 'Earth as Inspiration'. This event will emphasise artistic expression as a unique, powerful opportunity for geoscience education and understanding in the 21st century.