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Overview of the 2014 offshore acreage release areas for petroleum exploration


The latest offshore petroleum exploration areas have been formally released by the Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane at the 2014 annual Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference.

New disaster management software released worldwide


Geoscience Australia has contributed to a new version of software that can predict the potential social and human impact of natural disasters.

New geophysical data for CO2 storage and hydrocarbon prospectivity in the Browse Basin


Government-funded pre-competitive regional-scale airborne magnetic data have an important role to play in helping to understand energy and mineral systems.

Sales Centre shopfront closing


The Geoscience Australia Sales Centre shopfront, located at the agency's building in Symonston, Canberra, is now permanently closed.

Using science to inform disaster preparedness in Indonesia


A team of Australian and Indonesian scientists have developed an earthquake and tsunami scenario used recently for a major international disaster response training exercise in West Sumatra, Indonesia.

Search begins for Australia's next Top GeoShot


Geoscience Australia is on the look-out for Australia’s next Top GeoShot, with entries now open for the 2014 Top GeoShot photographic competition.

Digital surface mapping of Vila Bay, Vanuatu showing above ground features such as trees and buildings and water surface with boats.

Vanuatu elevation data to benefit future planning


High resolution elevation data acquired by the Australian Government on behalf of the Government of Vanuatu will become a significant asset to Vanuatu helping to facilitate better coastal planning and management.

Ancient groundwater systems of the Great Artesian Basin


A new groundwater dataset has been released today by Geoscience Australia, collected as part of a comprehensive groundwater chemistry survey of the Surat and Bowen basins in Queensland.

New geophysical data helps identify suitable CO2 storage sites

05 March 2014

New geophysical data collected in the Browse Basin off the northwest coast of Western Australia has been released today by Geoscience Australia.

New standards for the surveying and geospatial industries


The surveying and spatial communities working in Australia will be able to ensure greater integrity in their work following the release of a new standard.

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