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Fieldwork unearths scars from ancient earthquakes near Adelaide

8 June 2022

Scientists have been hunting for signs of ancient earthquakes near Adelaide to better understand the earthquake risk to the city.

Be Brave. Make Change: ABC’s Dan Bourchier to deliver public talk for National Reconciliation Week

26 May 2022

Multi-award winning journalist Dan Bourchier will share his experiences as a First Nations Australian and his views on how to be a good ally for First Nations Australians at a public talk at Geoscience Australia on Tuesday 31 May.

Researchers uncover the sweet spot for gold discovery

20 May 2022

A Geoscience Australia-led team of researchers have made it easier for explorers to strike gold, by uncovering previously unknown patterns in global geology that can be used to explore for gold deposits.

Geoscience Australia welcomes its 150,000th student

12 May 2022

This week, Geoscience Australia welcomed its 150,000th student through the doors of its Education Centre since it opened in October 1999.

Man installing sensors in a field

AusArray sensors to build national picture of Australia’s subsurface

9 May 2022

Hundreds of sensors the size of a milk bottle will be buried across Australia to help scientists better understand what lies beneath the Earth’s surface.


MH370 data review joint statement from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau & Geoscience Australia

22 April 2022

A review by Geoscience Australia, of data collected during the original search for the missing Malaysian aircraft MH370, has concluded that it is highly unlikely there is an aircraft debris field within the reviewed search area.


Australia records boost in critical mineral resources

14 April 2022

Australia has seen significant increases in its inventories of critical mineral resources according to a report released by Geoscience Australia today.


Atlas of Australian Mine Waste puts secondary prospectivity on the map

13 April 2022

Geoscience Australia has teamed up with The University of Queensland, RMIT University and the Geological Survey of Queensland to develop an Atlas of Australian Mine Waste, highlighting new opportunities to recover valuable minerals – a concept known as secondary prospectivity.

Data from Geoscience Australia underpins massive exploration activity across the Northern Territory

11 April 2022

The Northern Territory is being explored more than ever before, with a substantial footprint of new tenement uptake in the region thanks to Geoscience Australia’s $225 million Exploring for the Future program.


United States Geological Survey visit reinvigorates close relationship and ties

7 April 2022

After more than two years of meeting virtually, Geoscience Australia was excited to bring its decades-long collaboration with the United States Geological Survey face to face again, hosting a delegation of staff from the scientific agency.

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