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Exploring for the Future program update released

23 July 2020

Geoscience Australia has released the Exploring for the Future Program Update 2016-2020, which provides an overview of the program’s activities in northern Australia and what they have delivered so far.

New online data portal for resources sector

7 July 2020

Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt today announced the launch of an online data portal that provides explorers with free access to around 250 datasets collected as part of the Australian Government’s $225 million Exploring for the Future program.


Disaster resilience program extended in Papua New Guinea

1 July 2020

The Australian Government will continue to help reduce the risk of earthquakes, volcanos and tsunamis in Papua New Guinea from today, with Australia’s Technical Disaster Risk Reduction program extended for another three years.

CEO statement

23 June 2020

I am excited by Minister Pitt’s announcement of the $125 million extension and expansion of the Exploring for the Future (EFTF) program.


Baseline analysis reports released for future shale and tight gas regions

19 May 2020

Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley and Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt have released baseline analysis reports from Stage Two of the Geological and Bioregional Assessment Program.

How the world’s largest earthquake made waves in Australia

22 May 2020

Tsunami in Australia are rare, yet when they do occur, they pose a serious risk to our large coastal population. Looking at past events helps us understand how tsunami might impact Australia in the future.

Message from Chief Executive Officer on COVID-19

1 May 2020

As we see on a daily basis, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is changing the way organisations around the world are carrying out their business.

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Geoscience Australia update in response to COVID-19

6 April 2021

The Australian Government is seeking to minimise the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on the health of Australians, the health system and the economy.

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.

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