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Celebrating 70 years of trusted geological advice

18 March 2016

Geoscience Australia is celebrating 70 years as the nation's trusted geological advisor, marking the decision to establish the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics (BMR) on 20 March 1946.


Milestone visit for Geoscience Australia's Education Centre

19 February 2016

Geoscience Australia's Education Centre celebrated a significant milestone this week by welcoming a very special student visitor through its doors.


Student scientists unlock the secrets of the Earth

28 January 2016

Students from across Australia have been welcomed to Geoscience Australia in January, as part of the annual National Youth Science Forum (NYSF).

Secrets of Darwin Harbour - from sand waves to shipwrecks

01 December 2015

Darwin is world renowned for its rich and diverse landscapes, but as a scientific exploration party has just discovered, there is an equally diverse and until now undiscovered region of Darwin under the sea.

Australia and the European Union enter historic arrangement on Earth observation

05 November 2015

Australia's access to vital satellite data has been assured through the signing of a cooperation arrangement in Brussels today between the Australian Government and the European Commission.

'Hamersley Gorge' is Australia's 2015 Top GeoShot

14 October 2015

Craig Burns from the Australian Capital Territory has taken out Geoscience Australia's 2015 Top Geoshot photo competition, with his photo of Hamersley Gorge in Western Australia.

Celebrate Earth Science Week with our interactive quiz - and more!

12 October 2015

To celebrate Earth Science Week 2015, our geoscience experts have prepared a range of fun and challenging activities to highlight many aspects of how our planet works and put your geoscience knowledge to the test.

Join the Earth Science Week 2015 celebrations

23 September 2015

The countdown is on to Earth Science Week 2015, with annual celebrations due to kick-off in October - or 'Rocktober' as we prefer to call it! 

New visitor experiences showcase the minerals of Broken Hill

18 September 2015

A new exhibition and behind-the-scenes tours at Geoscience Australia celebrate the rich mining history of the Broken Hill region, and highlight some of the now rare mineral samples held within Geoscience Australia's mineral collection.

2015 GovHack winners announced

07 September 2015

Geoscience Australia is proud to support the principle of open data by sponsoring GovHack 2015, which saw teams from across Australia and New Zealand compete to develop new applications using open Government data.


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