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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.

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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.

Thirty years of Canberra history from space

05 October 2018

Geoscience Australia has used satellite imagery to produce a 31 year time lapse of the nation's capital.

Testing Australia's Tsunami Readiness

11 September 2018

Australia's preparedness for a major tsunami is being put to the test today with a full-scale exercise, PacWave18, involving multiple agencies responding to the simulated threat of a tsunami bearing down on Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania.

SHRIMP time machine uncovers mineral potential

29 August 2018

On its 10 year anniversary, Geoscience Australia's world-renowned Sensitive High Resolution Ion Micro Probe (SHRIMP) mass spectrometer has uncovered a new age for gold bearing rocks near Tennant Creek.

Geoscience Australia welcomes new Chief Scientist

09 August 2018

Geoscience Australia is pleased to announce Dr Steven Hill as the new Chief Scientist of Geoscience Australia.

Join in and celebrate 80 Days of Earth Discovery

01 August 2018

Geoscience Australia today launched an 80-day-long celebration of the highly diverse and wonderful world of Earth science and how it impacts our daily lives.


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