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11 August 2015A new and improved bushfire monitoring system will be in place for the 2016 disaster season, transforming an existing delayed monitoring service into a more responsive emergency management tool for firefighters.
02 August 2015For the second time in a matter of days residents along some of Queensland's most popular tourist destinations have been shaken by earthquakes.
30 July 2015Residents on the Queensland east coast started their day in unusual circumstances this morning when an offshore earthquake shook areas from the south Gold Coast all the way to Gladstone.
24 July 2015The count-down is on to Geoscience Australia's annual Open Day on Sunday 23 August 2015, when we invite the community along to see, learn and explore the exciting and diverse range of work carried out by Australia's national geoscience agency.
22 July 2015The Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane, together with the Western Australian Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Bill Marmion, has launched a new roadmap for the Australian minerals industry.
20 July 2015
Geoscience Australia will be offering four behind-the-scene tours of our building and collections during National Science Week. Join one of these exclusive tours and wonder no more what's behind our doors.
03 July 2015When it comes to earthquakes, living in Australia is much safer than other parts of the world, as Australia is well away from tectonic plate boundaries where large earthquakes occur more frequently.
30 June 2015A new state-of-the-art geodetic network installed in the Surat Basin, Queensland can now measure movement of the Earth's surface more accurately, and as a consequence is helping to build understanding of precious resources within the Earth's crust.
24 June 2015Space collaboration between the European Union and Australia has taken an important step forward today with the launch of the latest of Europe's Sentinel satellites.
18 June 2015Geoscience Australia and the U.S. Geological Survey have signed an agreement to establish a comprehensive new partnership to maximise land remote sensing data that can help to address issues of national and international significance.