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Critical minerals portal to strengthen supply chains

29 June 2021

Geoscience Australia has taken a key step in its partnership with the United States Geological Survey and the Geological Survey of Canada, with the release of the Critical Minerals Mapping Initiative online portal today.

Geoscience Australia releases inaugural Australian Energy Commodity Resources assessment

16 June 2021

Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt today launched the inaugural Australia’s Energy Commodity Resources (AECR) 2021 publication, a national stocktake of our natural gas, coal, and uranium resources.

CEO Statement on Budget 2021-22

12 May 2021

Recent events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Summer bushfires have demonstrated the urgent need for timely, authoritative and accessible information to make informed decisions to strengthen Australians’ resilience to disasters and open up new economic and social opportunities to grow Australia’s future.

First data released from National Drilling Initiative’s South Nicholson campaign

20 April 2021

The first data from one of the most promising exploration frontiers in Australia is now available from Geoscience Australia.

Satellite imagery reveals three decades of coastal change

14 April 2021

The evolution of Australia’s coastlines can now be seen in unprecedented scale and detail, via a new tool developed by Geoscience Australia’s Digital Earth Australia (DEA) program.


Trial of Accurate Positioning Technology wins Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Award!

9 April 2021

Geoscience Australia was proud to accept the People and Community category of the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards for the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Test-bed project.

The Georgetown (iron) meteorite has found its home at Geoscience Australia!

7 April 2021

Thanks to support from the Australian Government, the largest piece of the Georgetown (iron) meteorite ever discovered will educate and inspire new generations of Australians who visit Geoscience Australia.

Mineral exploration spend at highest levels since 2012

12 March 2021

Exploration investment in Australia has boomed, according to a new report launched today by Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt.

New Exploring for the Future projects announced

4 March 2021

Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt today announced eight new projects will unlock the potential of Australia’s groundwater, energy and mineral resources during the next four years of the Australian Government’s $225 million Exploring for the Future program.

Australia’s world-leading precompetitive geoscience looking deep undercover

5 March 2021

While the Australian Government’s Exploring for the Future program is successfully driving economic benefits, the internationally recognised science behind it is also some of the first of its kind.

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