Our Strategic Priorities

Geoscience Australia is Australia's national geoscience agency and exists to apply geoscience to Australia's most important challenges. Geoscience Australia provides geoscientific advice and information to the Australian Government to support it to deliver its priorities. We also provide geoscientific information to industry and other stakeholders where it supports achievement of Australian Government objectives.

Geoscience Australia's strategic priorities are focused on six areas. The agency's programme of work for 2014-15 will support outcomes in each of these strategic priorities:

  • Building Australia's resource wealth
  • Securing Australia's water resources
  • Ensuring Australia's community safety
  • Managing Australia's marine jurisdictions
  • Providing fundamental geographic information
  • Maintaining Australia's geoscience knowledge and capability