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Geoscience Australia’s role in space weather monitoring

22 October 2019

Imagine if all the electrical grids and devices in the world suddenly stopped working; or all the satellites currently in orbit dropped out, resulting in no satellite communications, and no GPS.

New deep stratigraphic well to unlock resource potential in the Pilbara

14 October 2019

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, and the West Australian Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Bill Johnson, today announced a new deep stratigraphic well in the Canning Basin.

Celebrating 20 years of geoscience education

14 October 2019

Today, Geoscience Australia welcomed the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of our popular Education Centre.

Geoscience Australia’s maps move to digital

4 October 2019

Geoscience Australia is committed to providing fast and easy access to our mapping services for the community.

Digital Earth Australia recognised for excellence

4 October 2019

Geoscience Australia’s Digital Earth Australia (DEA) program has been recognised for its innovative platform, stakeholder engagement and best practice at the Australian Government Digital Awards.

New report shows Australia highly prospective for hydrogen production

24 September 2019

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan today released Geoscience Australia’s report ‘Prospective hydrogen production regions of Australia’.

Seeking Expressions of Interest for Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Ground Station Site Hosts

5 September 2019

Positioning Australia is the Geoscience Australia program delivering a national capability of accurate and reliable positioning anywhere, anytime.

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Economic benefits of satellite positioning more than $6 billion

16 August 2019

The Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan this week released an independent economic benefits analysis by EY into the trial of a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for Australia and New Zealand.

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Reach for the Moon in Canberra this July

01 July 2019

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Canberra locals and visitors can embark on a voyage of discovery on a special Moon Rock Trail from Friday, 5 July 2019.

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Digital hazard mapping used during the federal election

07 June 2019

In the lead-up to the recent federal election, Geoscience Australia developed a digital mapping tool for the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to monitor their election sites for potential natural hazards.

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