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Australia and Japan helping to reveal the secrets of the hidden 'continent' of Zealandia

21 November 2017

Earlier this year, a group of international scientists attracted worldwide attention when they published research identifying Zealandia as the Earth's 'lost seventh continent'. Large parts of Zealandia lie within Australian waters just off our east coast, however given it is almost entirely submerged beneath the ocean, little is known of Zealandia's geology. So a research project between Australia and Japan is shedding light on this unique sunken land mass. 

Industry trial of Australian Satellite-Based Augmentation System officially launched

09 November 2017

The Australian Government today launched a trial of Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for the Australasian region at an event at CQUniversity Australia's Rockhampton campus.

International collaboration strengthens tsunami response

03 November 2017

Preparation is the key to reducing the impact of a tsunami, which is why Australia is focused on maintaining our early warning systems and working with our neighbours to develop better strategies to manage tsunami risk.

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GovHack rolls out the red carpet

16 October 2017

Renewable energy and science education entries have won Geoscience Australia-sponsored GovHack awards announced over the weekend at the 2017 GovHack Red Carpet Awards in Brisbane.

South Australia's shaky history revealed

29 September 2017

More than 175 years of historical data about earthquake and seismic monitoring in South Australia has been made publicly available by Geoscience Australia and the Geological Survey of South Australia.

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Australia's geospatial expertise on show at IAC 2017

22 September 2017

Almost every sector in the Australian economy benefits from space technologies. The advent of global satellite and positioning technologies has enabled the precise navigation and positioning that Australians rely on in their everyday lives.

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EM-LINK helps prepare emergency responders for natural disasters

21 September 2017

Australia's emergency responders and planners now have faster access to reliable spatial information at their fingertips, thanks to the new EM-LINK platform.

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Critical commodities: enabling our high-tech lives

08 September 2017

As part of continuing investigations into critical commodities, Geoscience Australia, together with University of Western Australia's Centre for Exploration Targeting, has released new analysis looking at Australia's potential for critical commodities.

Unearthing local talent in Alice Springs

07 September 2017

Ten new laboratory-based roles designed to upskill Alice Springs job seekers have been created by Geoscience Australia in partnership with local Aboriginal not-for-profit company, the Centre for Appropriate Technology. The establishment of the laboratory and training roles are part of the four-year $100.5 million Exploring for the Future programme.

Geoscience Australia's 2017 Open Day is a roaring success!

29 August 2017

The 2017 Geoscience Australia Open Day was once again a huge success, with approximately 5000 visitors coming along to learn about our exciting and valuable work and to experience the wonderful world of geoscience.



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