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Construction industry latest to trial new global positioning technology

10 December 2018

Construction is the latest of 10 industry sectors to see significant improvements through increased safety and also greater productivity from a trial of advanced satellite-based positioning.

Supporting gender equity in STEM

06 November 2018

Geoscience Australia has proudly contributed to the Australian Government's Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Decadal Plan consultation process.

A new wave of tsunami hazard data

05 November 2018

Geoscience Australia today released the 2018 update to the Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment (PTHA), which outlines the tsunami hazard for all of Australia and its offshore territories.

World Tsunami Awareness Day: highlighting the ever-present tsunami threat to Australia

05 November 2018

While tsunami is a real and constant threat, Australia has well-developed systems in place to help protect the community.

Applying science to build community resilience against tropical cyclones

01 November 2018

Geoscience Australia today released the first update to the Tropical Cyclone Hazard Assessment (TCHA) since 2014.

Secrets beneath the Great Artesian Basin uncovered

18 October 2018

A five-year project spanning approximately 135,000 square kilometres across New South Wales and Queensland has delved beneath the Great Artesian Basin to learn more about the geological development of eastern Australia.

Where the Earth shakes in Australia

17 October 2018

Communities in the Wheatbelt in Western Australia, Gippsland in Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory are more likely to experience earthquake ground shaking than other parts of the country according to latest update to the National Seismic Hazard Assessment (NSHA) for Australia.

Innovative government geoscience to drive new discoveries

16 October 2018

Exploring for the Future significantly increasing the exploration potential of northern Australia.

New satellite data peels Australia's landscape bare

15 October 2018

Geoscience Australia has stripped Australia's landscape bare through the first continent-scale, cloud-free spatial views of Australia's soil and rock cover.

Using science and collaboration to help Pacific neighbours reduce disaster risk

12 October 2018

In 1989, the United Nations General Assembly called for the International Day for Disaster Reduction to help build a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction.


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