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03 March 2017Australia continues to rank as the most attractive region in the world for mineral exploration investment, when both policy and mineral potential are considered, according to the 2016 Annual Survey of Mining Companies report released this week by the Canadian based Fraser Institute.
02 March 2017The Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ISCM) has released information to aid in the uptake of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020).
10 February 2017Geoscience Australia announced today that technology companies GMV, Inmarsat and Lockheed Martin have joined Australia's two-year national positioning project.
24 January 2017
The Australian Geoscience Data Cube has won the 2016 Content Platform of the Year category at the Geospatial World Leadership Awards.
18 January 2017Geoscience Australia marine geoscientist Dr Alix Post is heading to Antarctica aboard the Marine National Facility research vessel, the RV Investigator to further her work on the unique marine biodiversity of the Antarctic sea floor.
17 January 2017I welcome the Australian Government's announcement that it will invest $12 million over three years to improve the capability of Australia's positioning infrastructure.
13 January 2017High-performing Year 11 and 12 students from across Australia will visit Geoscience Australia throughout January, offering a unique hands-on science experience to some of Australia's best and brightest science students.
16 December 2016The Australian Government has announced $1 million in funding from the Pacific Regional aid budget towards the PacSAFE Project, which focuses on building disaster and climate change resilience in Samoa and Tonga.
08 December 2016Planning is underway on the new $100.5 million Exploring for the Future programme. This four-year programme aims to boost Australia's attractiveness as a destination for investment in resource exploration and management.
25 November 2016The Australian Rainfall and Runoff (ARR) Guidelines have undergone their first major update in 30 years. The new guidelines provide a significant improvement in best practice flood modelling.