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GovHack winners announced

11 August 2014

The GovHack 2014 winners have been announced, with this year's competition receiving almost 40 entries in the Best Science Hack category and 14 entries for the Best Geoscience Hack.

Compendium of airborne survey data released

06 August 2014

The latest index of airborne geophysical surveys from across Australia has been released.

Open access to Geoscience Australia's data

30 July 2014

Geoscience  Australia is a leader in the provision of open spatial data, enabling clients to discover and use these data for a broad range of scientific, government, industry and community purposes.


New dataset provides clues to potential mineralisation

10 July 2014

Geoscience Australia has released new map data which will aid the search for new mineral deposits and improve our understanding of the geological evolution of the Australian continent.

Australia's big challenges - the role of geoscience

08 July 2014

This Insights article is an overview of the keynote presentation by Geoscience Australia’s Chief Executive Officer Dr Pigram at the 2014 Australian Earth Sciences Convention.

UNCOVER: unlocking Australia's hidden mineral potential

07 July 2014

New and innovative products and techniques are being developed as part of the UNCOVER Initiative to help attract mineral exploration investment that has the potential to lead to the discovery of new resources.


Water from rocks in Timor-Leste

04 July 2014

Water availability can often be limited in many districts of Timor-Leste, particularly during the dry season that often lasts for over half the year.

Life in icy waters: using geoscience information to protect life on the Antarctic seafloor

30 June 2014

Work by marine geoscientists from Geoscience Australia is helping to improve understanding of the unique communities of organisms that live on the Antarctic seafloor.


Marine geoscience takes centre stage

26 June 2014

A marine coastal setting seems like the most likely location for the annual conference of the Australian Marine Sciences Association - however this year it is being held in Canberra.

Marine treasures of Tasmania's Flinders Island


Marine geoscientists have gained an amazing underwater view of the Flinders Commonwealth Marine Reserve, located off northeast Tasmania.

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