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GPS upgrade putting robots on the road to fast track major infrastructure projects

24 January 2022

Led by Geoscience Australia, the Commonwealth Government will deliver an extra 57 satellite reference stations nationally as part of our 700-plus strong reference station network, partnering with industry and state governments.


CSIRO research vessel (RV) Investigator in Antarctic waters in 2017. Photo: CSIRO

Cancellation of Antarctic voyage

10 January 2022

CSIRO has taken the decision to cancel the upcoming voyage of research vessel (RV) Investigator after a voyage participant tested positive for COVID-19.


Geoscience Australia celebrates International Volunteer Day

8 December 2021

To mark International Volunteer Day, Geoscience Australia staff gathered to acknowledge the important contributions made by their group of dedicated volunteers over 2021 at a thank you event.


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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