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03 July 2015When it comes to earthquakes, living in Australia is much safer than other parts of the world, as Australia is well away from tectonic plate boundaries where large earthquakes occur more frequently.
30 June 2015A new state-of-the-art geodetic network installed in the Surat Basin, Queensland can now measure movement of the Earth's surface more accurately, and as a consequence is helping to build understanding of precious resources within the Earth's crust.
24 June 2015Space collaboration between the European Union and Australia has taken an important step forward today with the launch of the latest of Europe's Sentinel satellites.
18 June 2015Geoscience Australia and the U.S. Geological Survey have signed an agreement to establish a comprehensive new partnership to maximise land remote sensing data that can help to address issues of national and international significance.
15 June 2015Science innovation and water security were highlights today as the Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane officially opened proceedings at the annual international meeting of Landsat Satellite Co-operators.
12 June 2015A new collated dataset is now available for the Georgina Basin that will help petroleum explorers in the search for both conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons.
04 June 2015Geoscience Australia and its predecessor organisations have a long and rich history of contributing to the mapping and exploration of Antarctica.
21 May 2015Recent work by Geoscience Australia to integrate geological interpretations along Australia's margins will provide petroleum explorers in Australia with more comprehensive and reliable stratigraphic data.
19 May 2015The latest offshore petroleum exploration areas have been released by the Minister for Industry and Science, The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP at the 2015 APPEA Conference in Melbourne.
15 May 2015Geoscience Australia is working with all levels of Australian government to improve the quality, availability and accessibility of flood information.