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26/02/2014A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook Kalgoorlie-Boulder residents on the morning of Wednesday 26 February 2014, shaking buildings and parked cars and causing minor damage near the epicentre.
12/02/2014Geoscience Australia has released new open source software, produced as part of a recently completed international capacity building project in the Philippines, which can rapidly and remotely assess the geometric properties of buildings.
23/01/2014Scientists from Geoscience Australia recently completed a major project working together with technical agencies and local authorities in the Greater Metropolitan Manila Area in the Philippines, to develop Philippine capacity for assessing the impacts of natural hazards.
21/01/2014The former Chief Executive Officer of Geoscience Australia, Dr Neil Williams PSM, FTSE, has today been awarded the Australian Academy of Science’s prestigious Haddon Forrester King Medal, in recognition of a long and distinguished geoscience career.
09/01/2014Top Year 11 science students are converging on Canberra this week to learn first-hand about a major challenge for Australia – how to secure the nation’s future water resource needs.
Geoscience Australia researchers recently produced a set of educational materials that will help the people of the East New Britain Province in Papua New Guinea to better understand the potential impacts of tsunami, earthquake and volcanic eruption.
New equipment developed by researchers at Geoscience Australia could pave the way for international satellite operators to independently verify the accuracy of instruments on Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites.
We will be closed for the holiday period from 5:00pm Friday 21 December 2012 until 9:00am Thursday 3 January 2013. We thank you for your support and interest during 2012 and wish everyone a safe and happy festive season.
A valuable new online resource has been produced by Surf Life Saving Australia and partner agencies to raise community awareness of what to do in the event of a tsunami impacting on Australia's coastline.
If you want to travel over to Valhalla, you don't have to visit Scandinavia, or die in battle – you just need to anglicise the spelling to Walhalla and visit Victoria's Gippsland.