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Data Driven Discoveries initiative to shed new light on resource potential

1 December 2021

Geoscience Australia will re-examine decades-old seismic data as part of a new initiative to identify opportunities for energy, minerals and groundwater in a key underexplored basin.


Geoscience Australia part of international effort to compare next generation of satellite data

29 November 2021

Geoscience Australia has taken part in a global campaign to compare data from the Landsat 8 and 9 satellites during a rare underfly.


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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake in Pilbara, Western Australia

14 November 2021

Geoscience Australia recorded an earthquake of a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 on 13 November 2021 at 9.05 pm local time east of Marble Bar in the Pilbara, Western Australia.


Chalice makes history with discovery

10 November 2021

Geoscience Australia's award-winning Mineral Potential Mapper has supported the largest nickel sulphide discovery in over two decades.


Exploring for the Future takes a deeper look at northern Australia

28 October 2021

A new electrical conductivity model released by Geoscience Australia’s Exploring for the Future program offers a deeper look at the geology in northern Australia with promising results.


Geochemical results show promise of Carrara Sub-basin

27 October 2021

New geochemical analysis indicates a previously unexplored area of northern Australia has promise as a new hydrocarbon province.


Rawson VIC aftershock map 23 September 2021

Victoria’s biggest earthquake on record

23 September 2021

Geoscience Australia says more aftershocks may be felt across Victoria, after the largest onshore earthquake for the state was recorded on Wednesday.


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Recent earthquake in Victoria

22 September 2021

Geoscience Australia can confirm that a 5.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 09.15 AEST, Wednesday, 22 September 2021.

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Ginan to guide the way for Positioning Australia

22 September 2021

A star that aided the First Australians as they navigated across the continent will be the name of new positioning software that has been developed by Geoscience Australia.


Latest research strengthens cyclone preparedness

28 September 2021

New research that demonstrates the potential impact of tropical cyclones on Western Australian homes will assist local communities to prepare for extreme weather ahead of the upcoming wet season.



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