National Location Information

Geoscience Australia's National Geographic Information Group is the Australian Government's national mapping agency. We provide authoritative geographic information services and products to enable evidence-based decision making, deliver government policy, assist industry development needs and support community wellbeing. More about our capabilities.

Basics- Topographic Mapping
Learn about topographic maps and how to use them.
Printed Topographic Maps
Purchase printed regional maps at varying scales.
Digital Topographic Maps
Includes our popular digital topographic maps and geoMAP DVD-ROM products.
Digital Topographic Data
Map data for use in Geographic Information System (GIS) applications is available in varying scales. It is free to download or can be purchased on digital media.
Link to Digital Elevation DataDigital Elevation Data
Data about Australia's landforms and seabed, which is crucial for addressing the impacts of climate change, disaster management, water security, environmental management, urban planning and infrastructure design.
Link to National Surface Water InformationNational Surface Water Information
Geoscience Australia is custodian for national surface hydrology data and has aggregated data supplied from state and national jurisdictions to create the Surface Hydrology Regional Database.
Link to MapConnectMapConnect
This interactive online mapping tool allows you to download Australian maps and data for free. MapConnect is useful to professionals or students working with spatial data.
Link to Theme and Reference MapsTheme and Reference Maps
Reference maps of Australia include wall maps, folio and report maps and general reference maps. Thematic maps include external territories, tourist maps, maritime zones and more.