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18 March 2019
Geoscience Australia and FrontierSI have engaged with more than 500 stakeholders on the development of its industry strategy for the Digital Earth Australia (DEA) program.
09 November 2018
The Program Roadmap describes the high level work plan to be undertaken by DEA in order to achieve its objectives and deliver clear benefits to the Australian Government and industry. It communicates the broad areas in which DEA sees opportunity to derive valuable insight for its stakeholders. We encourage all our stakeholders to read the Program Roadmap and engage with us to identify opportunities for DEA to meet your particular needs.
05 October 2018
Geoscience Australia has used satellite imagery to produce a 31 year time lapse of the nation's capital.
10 September 2018
The DEA program is undertaking extensive industry consultation aimed at understanding the requirements of Australian businesses for Earth Observations (EO), data infrastructure and information products, as well as to provide an opportunity for industry to see and experience what DEA can do. Over the coming months, the DEA Industry Consultation will take place across the nation, coordinated by FrontierSI.
10 September 2018
The Murray–Darling Basin Authority has used imagery provided by Geoscience Australia to track water flows in the Barwon and Darling River systems during a major release of water for the environment into northern rivers between April and June 2018.
18 July 2018
The $36.9 million investment in Digital Earth Australia announced as part of this year's Federal Budget will be used to help local business and industry harness the untapped potential of Earth observation data.
14 June 2018
Geoscience Australia has successfully installed and deployed two Pandora spectrometers on behalf of the European Space Agency.
09 May 2018
As part of Budget 2018-19, the Australian Government has invested over $260 million in Geoscience Australia's capabilities to develop satellite technology that will have economic, safety and convenience benefits for all Australians. Through the Geoscience Australia CEO Budget Statement, read how this funding will result in programs that support Australian industries, provide access to data, create jobs in regions across Australia and increase industry competitiveness.
08 May 2018
The Digital Earth Australia (DEA) Program Roadmap describes the high level work plan to be undertaken by the DEA Program in order to achieve its objectives and deliver benefits to the Australian Government and industry.
The Roadmap outlines the broad areas of activity and specific projects being undertaken by the Program, as well as providing a glimpse of the potential future projects which are on the horizon.
02 May 2018
From 12 to 16 February, EO partners and software developers from around the world converged on Canberra for the second annual Open Data Cube (ODC) Conference.
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.
09 May 2017
$15.3 million for Digital Earth Australia program to enable new insights from satellite imagery that will drive growth in agriculture and evidence-based decisions for the environment.
Publications and images
- Digital Earth Australia Program Roadmap [PDF 1.6MB]
- Digital Earth Australia 2017 prospectus [PDF 7.1MB]
- Digital Earth Australia - an introduction for industry [PDF 450KB]
- Digital Earth Australia - an introduction for the Australian Government [PDF 319KB]
- Download a sample of Digital Earth Australia images [ZIP 43MB]