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19 May 2015The latest offshore petroleum exploration areas have been released by the Minister for Industry and Science, The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP at the 2015 APPEA Conference in Melbourne.
15 May 2015Geoscience Australia is working with all levels of Australian government to improve the quality, availability and accessibility of flood information.
13 May 2015Australia's only blue-water research vessel, the RV Investigator, has returned from her maiden geoscience voyage where researchers took the opportunity to learn more about an ancient reef system off the east coast of Tasmania.
07 May 20152014 was a relatively quiet year for Australian earthquakes. Most earthquake events measured less than magnitude 4, which is considered small and unlikely to cause damage.
20 April 2015The United Nations General Assembly recently adopted its first ever resolution recognising the importance of a globally-coordinated approach to geodesy - the scientific discipline that measures changes in the size, shape and gravity field of our planet Earth.
13 April 2015Geoscience Australia and Royal Australian Navy researchers have recently returned from a summer mapping the Antarctic waters around Casey Station in unprecedented detail.
09 April 2015Geoscience Australia is on the look-out for photos with rock-star qualities, with entries now open for the 2015 Top GeoShot photographic competition.
17 March 2015Researchers have identified a roughly circular structure west of Winton in western Queensland that may have been created by an asteroid impact around 300 million years ago.
23 February 2015Geoscience Australia has been applying specialist marine geoscience knowledge and capability to assist in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
20 February 2015
The recent release of the southern Thomson Orogen VTEMplus® airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey dataset will provide better context for understanding the mineral potential of this relatively data-poor region of central and eastern Australia.