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New strategy to help Australian industry use satellite data

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.


NEW Digital Earth Australia Program Roadmap released

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.


Thirty years of Canberra history from space

05 October 2018

Geoscience Australia has used satellite imagery to produce a 31 year time lapse of the nation's capital.


DEA Industry Consultation

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.


DEA helps to track river flows in the northern Murray-Darling Basin

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.


New investment helps Digital Earth Australia to take off

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.


Pandora spectrometers fill vital gap in global satellite validation network

14 June 2018

Geoscience Australia has successfully installed and deployed two Pandora spectrometers on behalf of the European Space Agency.


CEO statement on Budget 2018-19

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.


Digital Earth Australia Program Roadmap

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.


Why on Earth?

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.


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.


Read the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan's announcement

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.


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