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A new strategic direction for the Australian minerals exploration industry

18 July 2017

Geoscience Australia welcomes the COAG Energy Council's endorsement of the new 2017-2022 National Mineral Exploration Strategy.


The data behind the search for MH370: Phase One data released

19 July 2017

Geoscience Australia is today releasing the sea floor mapping data collected during the first phase of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Libraries help the community prepare better for natural disasters

04 July 2017

Today is Australasian Libraries in Emergency and Security (ALIES) Day, a day to acknowledge the important role that many people across Australia and New Zealand in technical specialists and support roles play to keep our community safe from natural disasters. 

Top honour for Geoscience Australia geophysicist Richard Lane

19 June 2017

The 2017 Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG) Gold Medal has been awarded to Geoscience Australia geophysicist Richard Lane.

Dr Phillip McFadden receives well-deserved Queen's Birthday honour

13 June 2017

Congratulations to Dr Phil McFadden AO, former Geoscience Australia Chief Scientist and newly-inducted Officer of the Order of Australia.

New open-source software enhances satellite geodesy capability

05 June 2017

Scientists from Geoscience Australia have released new software that will improve the ability to process big remotely-sensed satellite datasets.

New offshore areas released for petroleum exploration in 2017

15 May 2017

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan has announced the latest offshore petroleum exploration areas at the 2017 APPEA Conference in Perth.

New CEO for Geoscience Australia

08 May 2017

We are pleased to announce Dr James Johnson as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Geoscience Australia. 

New funding announced for Digital Earth Australia

10 May 2017

Geoscience Australia welcomes the release of Budget 2017-18 by the Treasurer, which includes $15.3 million in new funding to establish the Digital Earth Australia over the next two years.

Coming in from the cold - three successful Antarctic surveys return home

11 April 2017

Geoscience Australia's Antarctic Geoscience program has completed three highly successful Antarctic surveys during the 2016-17 field season. Marine geoscience and geophysical data acquisition surveys help us to learn about these precious environments.

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