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Applying geoscience to disaster risk reduction

19 March 2020

Geoscience Australia is marking the importance of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 to reducing the impact of natural hazards around our region, five years after it was adopted by Australia at Third UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan on 18 March 2015.

Approach to Market for Satellite Based Augmentation System

16 March 2020

Geoscience Australia and New Zealand have committed to implementing an operational satellite based augmentation system, called the Southern Positioning Augmentation Network.

New data shows increase in critical minerals

4 March 2020

Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt today announced the release of new data that shows Australia’s stock of identified critical mineral resources is increasing.

Accurate positioning across Australasia

3 March 2020

Australia and New Zealand are a step closer to improving the accuracy of global positioning signals across the Australasian region.

Geoscience Australia CEO Dr James Johnson and members of the SAGE Self-Assessment Team with the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award

Geoscience Australia recognised for commitment to gender equity and diversity

21 February 2020

Steps taken by Geoscience Australia to eliminate gender bias and build an inclusive workplace culture have been recognised by the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative at a ceremony held last night at the Adelaide Town Hall.

Planting the seeds of Australia’s farming future

18 February 2020

Geoscience Australia is harnessing the power of satellites to deliver benefits to farmers on the ground.

Strategy 2028

Geoscience Australia’s 10 year priorities

20 December 2019

We have chosen to refresh our organisational design with a new structure and governance. This structure includes two new scientific divisions, a new corporate division, and the ongoing Office of the Chief Scientist

The beauty of Earth observations – art that informs our modern world

20 December 2019

We have been observing the Earth and its processes for centuries to understand the world around us and how it’s changing.


Change in forecast for GPS signal data

11 December 2019

Data on the delay of Global Positioning System (GPS) signals reaching Australia is being used to help improve the accuracy of rainfall predictions.


30 years of Australia at its barest

4 December 2019

Geoscience Australia and the Australian National University (ANU) are celebrating a collaborative effort to create a single cloud-free image of Australia’s soil and rock cover – effectively stripping our landscape bare.

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