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Australian Geoscience Data Cube innovation recognised on world stage

24 January 2017

The Australian Geoscience Data Cube has won the 2016 Content Platform of the Year category at the Geospatial World Leadership Awards.


Investigating the hidden depths of East Antarctica

18 January 2017

Geoscience Australia marine geoscientist Dr Alix Post is heading to Antarctica aboard the Marine National Facility research vessel, the RV Investigator to further her work on the unique marine biodiversity of the Antarctic seafloor.

Geoscience Australia A/CEO statement on funding for national positioning project

17 January 2017

I welcome the Australian Government's announcement that it will invest $12 million over three years to improve the capability of Australia's positioning infrastructure.

Next generation geoscientists help solve real-world problems

13 January 2017

High-performing Year 11 and 12 students from across Australia will visit Geoscience Australia throughout January, offering a unique hands-on science experience to some of Australia's best and brightest science students.

New coordinates for Australia

09 January 2017

Australia's coordinates have moved 1.8 metres northeast, following the launch of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020).

PacSAFE: Helping build a more resilient Pacific

16 December 2016

The Australian Government has announced $1 million in funding from the Pacific Regional aid budget towards the PacSAFE Project, which focuses on building disaster and climate change resilience in Samoa and Tonga.

Exploring for the Future - a new phase of resource investment in northern Australia

08 December 2016

Planning is underway on the new $100.5 million Exploring for the Future programme. This four-year programme aims to boost Australia's attractiveness as a destination for investment in resource exploration and management.

First major upgrade to the Australian Rainfall and Runoff Guidelines in 30 years

25 November 2016

The Australian Rainfall and Runoff (ARR) Guidelines have undergone their first major update in 30 years. The new guidelines provide a significant improvement in best practice flood modelling.

Results released from world-leading CO2 monitoring project

16 November 2016

Geoscience Australia and the CO2CRC Limited have released new data from three sub-surface release experiments undertaken at the Ginninderra Controlled Release Facility in Canberra, Australia.

Better prepared for bushfires and floods

14 November 2016

Natural disasters have a significant impact on Australia's economy, environment and society. They can result in loss of life, property and infrastructure, and damage our natural environment. And while we cannot prevent natural disasters, Australia can improve community resilience through effective preparation, monitoring and response.


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