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Seeing more of Australia's seafloor

07 February 2019

New high-resolution bathymetry datasets are now publicly available on the AusSeabed Marine Discovery Portal.

Groundwater shines a light on hidden mineralisation

20 December 2018

Geoscience Australia released today new data from remote groundwater bores, which give hints of hidden mineralisation.

Funding for Great Artesian Basin Groundwater Project announced in Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2018-19

21 December 2018

The Australian Government announced yesterday in the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook for 2018-19 that it will invest $6.5 million over three years in the Great Artesian Basin Groundwater Project.

Construction industry latest to trial new global positioning technology

10 December 2018

Construction is the latest of 10 industry sectors to see significant improvements through increased safety and also greater productivity from a trial of advanced satellite-based positioning.

Supporting gender equity in STEM

06 November 2018

Geoscience Australia has proudly contributed to the Australian Government's Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Decadal Plan consultation process.

World Tsunami Awareness Day: highlighting the ever-present tsunami threat to Australia

05 November 2018

While tsunami is a real and constant threat, Australia has well-developed systems in place to help protect the community.

A new wave of tsunami hazard data

05 November 2018

Geoscience Australia today released the 2018 update to the Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment (PTHA), which outlines the tsunami hazard for all of Australia and its offshore territories.

Applying science to build community resilience against tropical cyclones

01 November 2018

Geoscience Australia today released the first update to the Tropical Cyclone Hazard Assessment (TCHA) since 2014.

Secrets beneath the Great Artesian Basin uncovered

18 October 2018

A five-year project spanning approximately 135,000 square kilometres across New South Wales and Queensland has delved beneath the Great Artesian Basin to learn more about the geological development of eastern Australia.

Where the Earth shakes in Australia

17 October 2018

Communities in the Wheatbelt in Western Australia, Gippsland in Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory are more likely to experience earthquake ground shaking than other parts of the country according to latest update to the National Seismic Hazard Assessment (NSHA) for Australia.

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