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Map of Asia indicating mineral resource potential.

Helping developing countries manage their own resources

23/05/2013

The Minister for Resources and Energy Gary Gray today released a new report that will provide guidance on how Australia can give a helping hand to developing nations to manage their own mineral and energy resources.


Sub-millimetre accuracy for global positioning

21/05/2013

A new antenna calibration facility installed at Geoscience Australia will significantly improve the accuracy of satellite positioning technologies that underpin a range of industrial and research applications.


Budget 2013-14 - What this means for Geoscience Australia

14/05/2013

The 2013-14 Budget was delivered by The Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP this evening.


Aerial photo of flood waters.

Do you have Australia's next Top GeoShot?

11/05/2013

Entries are now open for Geoscience Australia's 2013 Top GeoShot photographic competition.


Navigator user interface

Access to products and data made easy

08/05/2013

To help you access Geoscience Australia's diverse range of data, products and services we have created a new purpose built interface, with text and map search functions.


Pipes carrying carbon dioxide gas

New phase for Chinese-Australian CO2 storage collaboration

08/05/2013

Australia and China can expect to have an improved understanding about the geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) following a meeting in Melbourne this week of leading researchers from both countries.


Two storey building with front facade missing

Reducing earthquake impact

07/05/2013

Seismologists will be better able to determine risk of damage to buildings and infrastructure from future earthquakes in the Sydney Basin following a recent survey of seismic shear-wave velocities in the region.


The Sensitive High Resolution Ion MicroProbe IIe.

Victorian residents shaken by magnitude 3.1 earthquake

02/05/2013

Residents around the southern Victorian city of Geelong were woken by a magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2.41 this morning.


Cover of Geoscience Australia’s recently released Science Principles document.

Best practice science is open and transparent

25/04/2013

Geoscience Australia has a new set of Science Principles, developed to guide the agency's research for the benefit of all Australians.


The Sensitive High Resolution Ion MicroProbe IIe.

Five years and going strong

04/04/2013

When you need to confirm your age, it is easily done with a birth certificate, but in some cases, such as determining the age of rocks to assist the search for new mineral and energy resources, it requires highly sophisticated, specialised equipment.



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