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2013 Acreage Release provides opportunities in underexplored regions


The Minister for Resources and Energy Gary Gray has released new offshore petroleum exploration areas at the annual Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference in Brisbane.

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Helping developing countries manage their own resources


The Minister for Resources and Energy Gary Gray today released a new report that will provide guidance on how Australia can give a helping hand to developing nations to manage their own mineral and energy resources.

Sub-millimetre accuracy for global positioning


A new antenna calibration facility installed at Geoscience Australia will significantly improve the accuracy of satellite positioning technologies that underpin a range of industrial and research applications.

Budget 2013-14 - What this means for Geoscience Australia


The 2013-14 Budget was delivered by The Treasurer, the Hon Wayne Swan MP this evening.

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Do you have Australia's next Top GeoShot?


Entries are now open for Geoscience Australia's 2013 Top GeoShot photographic competition.

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Access to products and data made easy


To help you access Geoscience Australia's diverse range of data, products and services we have created a new purpose built interface, with text and map search functions.

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New phase for Chinese-Australian CO2 storage collaboration


Australia and China can expect to have an improved understanding about the geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) following a meeting in Melbourne this week of leading researchers from both countries.

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Reducing earthquake impact


Seismologists will be better able to determine risk of damage to buildings and infrastructure from future earthquakes in the Sydney Basin following a recent survey of seismic shear-wave velocities in the region.

The Sensitive High Resolution Ion MicroProbe IIe.

Victorian residents shaken by magnitude 3.1 earthquake


Residents around the southern Victorian city of Geelong were woken by a magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2.41 this morning.

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