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SouthPAN early Open Services are live

27 September 2022

Industry can now access the benefits of accurate and reliable positioning services from the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network (SouthPAN), with early Open Services live as of today.


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Australia & New Zealand advance world-class satellite positioning

16 September 2022

Businesses, farmers and first responders across Australia and New Zealand will reap the benefits from greater satellite positioning accuracy with the award of an AUD$1.18 billion, 19-year contract to bring the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network (SouthPAN) to life.


Digital Earth Africa Becomes African Owned and Run

16 August 2022

African leadership will take the powerful Earth observation tool Digital Earth Africa forward. This platform provides freely available analysis ready data that covers the entire African continent—home to one in six people on Earth.


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Salt caverns and minerals across Australia unlock our nations hydrogen industry

10 August 2022

Australia has the right ingredients to become a global hydrogen superpower, according to new data from the Australian Government’s Exploring for the Future program.


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Uncovering resource potential for a low-emissions future

8 August 2022

Geoscience Australia will kick off a three-day virtual showcase today that is set to highlight the crucial role of Australian Government science in unlocking our low-emissions future.


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‘Thumper trucks’ on the move across south-eastern Australia

20 July 2022

A slow-moving convoy of trucks will help uncover the origins of ancient supercontinents, by sending vibrations deep into the Earth to build a picture of what lies beneath south-eastern Australia.


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Australia’s Energy Commodity Resources 2022 released

19 July 2022

Australia’s status as a global energy powerhouse has been confirmed through the 2022 Australian Energy Commodity Resource (AECR) assessment.


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Geoscience Australia collections inspire Artist-in-Residence Exhibition

8 July 2022

CONFLUENCE, an exhibition featuring artwork influenced by Geoscience Australia’s National Mineral and Fossil Collection and the Namadgi National Park, received a warm reception at its opening this week.


Geoscience Australia to undertake Earthquake Risk Assessment in northern Papua New Guinea

4 July 2022

Geoscience Australia is helping to understand the risk posed by earthquakes to Papua New Guinea’s second largest city, as part of a new project.


Microfossils from the earliest land plants provide clues about Australia’s petroleum potential

16 June 2022

Microfossils derived from the earliest land plants and extinct marine groups have been recovered from 42 samples taken from the Barnicarndy 1 well, drilled in partnership with the Geological Survey of Western Australia in the onshore Canning Basin in Western Australia.



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