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04 July 2016Why is there life on Earth? We owe this phenomenon greatly to the Earth's magnetic field. This invisible force protects the planet from harmful cosmic radiation and charged particles that radiate from the sun in the form of solar winds and geomagnetic storms.
06 June 2016Fire is a natural feature of the Australian landscape and remains an ever-present threat. Understanding the risk and potential impacts of bushfire can help communities make better decisions to prepare for, and mitigate against, these risks.
23 May 2016Australia experienced its largest earthquake in nearly 20 years on Saturday morning when a magnitude 6.1 hit the red centre, waking up tourists and locals alike.
11 May 2016
As a result of a global project to more accurately measure historical earthquakes, Australia's list of largest recorded earthquakes has dramatically changed.
04 May 2016
The Australian Government's 2016-17 Budget brings a boost for Geoscience Australia through funding of a new programme Exploring for the Future.
03 May 2016
Geoscience Australia's budget information is published in the Industry, Innovation and Science Portfolio Budget Statements.
02 May 2016Geoscience Australia welcomes the Government's investment in a new world-leading Antarctic icebreaker for Australia.
13 April 2016Location information is essential to our everyday lives. Where we are, what the land looks like, and the infrastructure around us provide the backdrop for all the events in our lives. Knowing more about our location allows us to make better decisions.
05 April 2016Australia will have assured access to reliable and operational satellite data from the European Union's Sentinel satellites under the terms of a technical cooperation arrangement signed between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Geoscience Australia on 30 March 2016.
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.