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Economic benefits of satellite positioning more than $6 billion

16 August 2019

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan this week released an independent economic benefits analysis by EY into the trial of a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for Australia and New Zealand.

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Reach for the Moon in Canberra this July

01 July 2019

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Canberra locals and visitors can embark on a voyage of discovery on a special Moon Rock Trail from Friday, 5 July 2019.

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Digital hazard mapping used during the federal election

07 June 2019

In the lead-up to the recent federal election, Geoscience Australia developed a digital mapping tool for the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to monitor their election sites for potential natural hazards.

Clear skies for new Australian Rainfall and Runoff update

23 May 2019

Local flood modellers now have access to more reliable and robust data than ever before following the release of the latest update to Australian Rainfall and Runoff.

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Library closure for renovations

15 April 2019

Users of the N.H. ‘Doc’ Fisher Library at Geoscience Australia are advised that it will be CLOSED for building works from 17 April until a date in August (to be determined).


Lord Howe Island – a window to the depths of Zealandia?

05 April 2019

Rare pieces of rock from Lord Howe Island may provide insights into the deep geology of Zealandia, a submerged continental fragment once joined to Australia.


Statement on Budget 2019-20

03 April 2019

The Australian Government has handed down the 2019-20 Budget.


Game-changing landscape management workshops held across Australia

22 March 2019

NRM Regions Australia and Geoscience Australia have completed five collaborative workshops with natural resource managers from across the nation to make use of geoscience data to help manage our natural resources.

Planting the seeds of Australia’s farming future

19 March 2019

Ground-breaking satellite positioning technology was on show today, when the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan visited SwarmFarm Robotics in Emerald, Queensland.

New airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey data released

19 March 2019

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan today announced the second data release for the world’s largest airborne electromagnetic survey.

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