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Australia and the European Union enter historic arrangement on Earth observation

05 November 2015

Australia's access to vital satellite data has been assured through the signing of a cooperation arrangement in Brussels today between the Australian Government and the European Commission.

'Hamersley Gorge' is Australia's 2015 Top GeoShot

14 October 2015

Craig Burns from the Australian Capital Territory has taken out Geoscience Australia's 2015 Top Geoshot photo competition, with his photo of Hamersley Gorge in Western Australia.

Celebrate Earth Science Week with our interactive quiz - and more!

12 October 2015

To celebrate Earth Science Week 2015, our geoscience experts have prepared a range of fun and challenging activities to highlight many aspects of how our planet works and put your geoscience knowledge to the test.

Join the Earth Science Week 2015 celebrations

23 September 2015

The countdown is on to Earth Science Week 2015, with annual celebrations due to kick-off in October - or 'Rocktober' as we prefer to call it! 

New visitor experiences showcase the minerals of Broken Hill

18 September 2015

A new exhibition and behind-the-scenes tours at Geoscience Australia celebrate the rich mining history of the Broken Hill region, and highlight some of the now rare mineral samples held within Geoscience Australia's mineral collection.

2015 GovHack winners announced

07 September 2015

Geoscience Australia is proud to support the principle of open data by sponsoring GovHack 2015, which saw teams from across Australia and New Zealand compete to develop new applications using open Government data.

Opportunity to explore the wonders of geoscience

18 August 2015

The opportunity to mix with Australia's top geoscientists, learn how a dancing robot helps your GPS, or find out how earthquakes are detected will be on offer this coming weekend at Geoscience Australia's 2015 Open Day.

New vision for Australian marine science

12 August 2015

Geoscience Australia welcomes the release of the National Marine Science Plan launched by Minister for Science Ian Macfarlane at Parliament House in Canberra on 11 August 2015.

Upgraded bushfire monitoring capability to keep communities safer

11 August 2015

A new and improved bushfire monitoring system will be in place for the 2016 disaster season, transforming an existing delayed monitoring service into a more responsive emergency management tool for firefighters.

Location map showing three magnitude 5 earthquakes and numerous smaller earthquakes that occurred  between 30 July and 1 August 2015 east of Fraser Island, Queensland

String of large earthquakes shakes Queensland's east coast

02 August 2015

For the second time in a matter of days residents along some of Queensland's most popular tourist destinations have been shaken by earthquakes.

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