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LATEST Digital Earth Australia Public Showcase – May 2020

21 May 2020

The first digital DEA Public Showcase of 2020 highlighted how we’re working with Australian industry and FrontierSI to change the way we understand and manage our natural resources. Hear how the DEA Labs program has helped companies such as Cibolabs to unlock the potential of satellite data for agriculture.


NEW Digital Earth Australia Program Roadmap released - March 2020

6 April 2020

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.


NEW Digital Earth Australia Program Roadmap released - December 2019

6 January 2020

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.


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  • Digital Earth Australia recognised for excellence

    4 October 2019

    Geoscience Australia’s Digital Earth Australia (DEA) program has been recognised for its innovative platform, stakeholder engagement and best practice at the Australian Government Digital Awards.


    NEW Digital Earth Australia Program Roadmap released - September 2019

    12 September 2019

    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.


    ANNOUNCEMENT Mapping new opportunities for Australian famers through Digital Earth Australia Labs

    6 September 2019

    Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan today announced three Australian businesses have been successful in their applications for $50,000 of seed funding to develop pilot projects that will leverage Geoscience Australia’s Digital Earth Australia technology.


    Digital Earth Australia Quarterly Showcase

    19 August 2019

    Join us for our Digital Earth Australia Quarterly Showcase. The showcase is an opportunity to engage with the Digital Earth Australia (DEA) program and find out more about our current projects and progress. 22 August, 1-2pm, in the Sir Harold Raggatt Theatre at Geoscience Australia.


    NEW Digital Earth Australia Program Roadmap released - March 2019

    21 May 2019

    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.


    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.


  • Digital Earth Australia Program Roadmap released - November 2018

    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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