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Testing Australia's Tsunami Readiness

11 September 2018

Australia's preparedness for a major tsunami is being put to the test today with a full-scale exercise, PacWave18, involving multiple agencies responding to the simulated threat of a tsunami bearing down on Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania.

SHRIMP time machine uncovers mineral potential

29 August 2018

On its 10 year anniversary, Geoscience Australia's world-renowned Sensitive High Resolution Ion Micro Probe (SHRIMP) mass spectrometer has uncovered a new age for gold bearing rocks near Tennant Creek.

Geoscience Australia welcomes new Chief Scientist

09 August 2018

Geoscience Australia is pleased to announce Dr Steven Hill as the new Chief Scientist of Geoscience Australia.

Join in and celebrate 80 Days of Earth Discovery

01 August 2018

Geoscience Australia today launched an 80-day-long celebration of the highly diverse and wonderful world of Earth science and how it impacts our daily lives.

New investment helps Digital Earth Australia to take off

18 July 2018

The $36.9 million investment in Digital Earth Australia announced as part of this year's Federal Budget will be used to help local business and industry harness the untapped potential of Earth observation data.


Gaining a deeper understanding of the sea floor through unprecedented access

12 July 2018

Geoscience Australia awarded for scientific discoveries made during the search for MH370.

National Earthquake Alerts Centre gets a shake-up

29 June 2018

The upgraded National Earthquake Alerts Centre at Geoscience Australia was officially reopened today by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan.


The data behind the search for MH370: Phase Two data released

28 June 2018

Geoscience Australia today released the underwater search data collected during the second phase of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

China-Australia Geological Storage project celebrates 10-year milestone

26 June 2018

Australian and Chinese researchers are celebrating a significant 10-year milestone of international collaboration to find a solution to a global problem by lowering carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and promoting and advancing carbon storage technology.

Route to innovation mapped

20 June 2018

In this year's Budget, the Australian Government committed almost $225 million over four years to programs led by Geoscience Australia that will make reliable positioning data accurate to 10 centimetres available across all of Australia.

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