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14 November 2016Natural disasters have a significant impact on Australia's economy, environment and society. They can result in loss of life, property and infrastructure, and damage our natural environment. And while we cannot prevent natural disasters, Australia can improve community resilience through effective preparation, monitoring and response.
04 November 2016In the lead up to the first World Tsunami Awareness Day on Saturday, 5 November 2016, the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) is reminding Australians what to do if a tsunami warning is issued in their area.
31 October 2016Building upon its existing natural hazard modelling expertise, Geoscience Australia has developed a capability which helps estimate the potential impact of terrorist blasts across a number of Australian central business districts (CBDs).
24 October 2016This year's GovHack winners have been announced at the 2016 GovHack Red Carpet Awards held in Adelaide on Saturday 22 October. Geoscience Australia is proud to support open data through our ongoing support of the GovHack competition.
13 October 2016Geoscience Australia is joining organisations from around the world today in recognising the International Day for Disaster Reduction.
05 October 2016Earth Science Week is just around the corner. Join the celebrations from 9-15 October for a great opportunity to explore the natural world around you and celebrate the raw natural beauty of our nation's geology.
14 September 2016Geoscience Australia's never-before-seen collections are now available online, as part of the Google Cultural Institute's launch of more than 50 natural history collections from around the globe.
07 September 2016Geoscience Australia and the NSW Department of Industry's Division of Resources and Energy are using the latest satellite technology to measure potential ground movement in the Macarthur region, south of Sydney
26 August 2016
A team of marine scientists have completed a marine mapping survey of the sea floor of Bynoe Harbour in the Northern Territory, building on the existing knowledge and understanding of this unique seabed habitat.
22 August 2016
Australia now has a full suite of new gravity grids at the national scale, being the first publically released since 2011.