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Working together to improve understanding of Australia's earthquake hazard

20 March 2017

Geoscience Australia has welcomed experts from across Australia and New Zealand for a workshop to share their knowledge and perspectives on seismic hazard in Australia.

Easier access to groundwater dataset provides a well of information

10 March 2017

Geoscience Australia has collaborated with the Bureau of Meteorology to make its groundwater hydrochemistry data available via the web-based mapping portal Australian Groundwater Explorer.

Australia continues to rank highly for mineral exploration

03 March 2017

Australia 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.

Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 available for testing

02 March 2017

The Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ISCM) has released information to aid in the uptake of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020).

Technology companies join Australian national positioning project

10 February 2017

Geoscience Australia announced today that technology companies GMV, Inmarsat and Lockheed Martin have joined Australia's two-year national positioning project.

Australian Geoscience Data Cube innovation recognised on world stage

24 January 2017

The Australian Geoscience Data Cube has won the 2016 Content Platform of the Year category at the Geospatial World Leadership Awards.

Investigating the hidden depths of East Antarctica

18 January 2017

Geoscience 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.

Next generation geoscientists help solve real-world problems

13 January 2017

High-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.

PacSAFE: Helping build a more resilient Pacific

16 December 2016

The 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.

Geoscience Australia A/CEO statement on funding for national positioning project

17 January 2017

I welcome the Australian Government's announcement that it will invest $12 million over three years to improve the capability of Australia's positioning infrastructure.

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