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Geoscience Australia A/CEO statement on funding for national positioning project

17 January 2017

I welcome the Australian Government's announcement that it will invest $12 million over three years to improve the capability of Australia's positioning infrastructure.

Next generation geoscientists help solve real-world problems

13 January 2017

High-performing Year 11 and 12 students from across Australia will visit Geoscience Australia throughout January, offering a unique hands-on science experience to some of Australia's best and brightest science students.

PacSAFE: Helping build a more resilient Pacific

16 December 2016

The Australian Government has announced $1 million in funding from the Pacific Regional aid budget towards the PacSAFE Project, which focuses on building disaster and climate change resilience in Samoa and Tonga.

Exploring for the Future - a new phase of resource investment in northern Australia

08 December 2016

Planning is underway on the new $100.5 million Exploring for the Future programme. This four-year programme aims to boost Australia's attractiveness as a destination for investment in resource exploration and management.

First major upgrade to the Australian Rainfall and Runoff Guidelines in 30 years

25 November 2016

The Australian Rainfall and Runoff (ARR) Guidelines have undergone their first major update in 30 years. The new guidelines provide a significant improvement in best practice flood modelling.

Results released from world-leading CO2 monitoring project

16 November 2016

Geoscience Australia and the CO2CRC Limited have released new data from three sub-surface release experiments undertaken at the Ginninderra Controlled Release Facility in Canberra, Australia.

Better prepared for bushfires and floods

14 November 2016

Natural disasters have a significant impact on Australia's economy, environment and society. They can result in loss of life, property and infrastructure, and damage our natural environment. And while we cannot prevent natural disasters, Australia can improve community resilience through effective preparation, monitoring and response.

Australia joins the world in raising tsunami awareness

04 November 2016

In the lead up to the first World Tsunami Awareness Day on Saturday, 5 November 2016, the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) is reminding Australians what to do if a tsunami warning is issued in their area.

Building Australia's capacity to estimate the impact of terrorist blasts

31 October 2016

Building upon its existing natural hazard modelling expertise, Geoscience Australia has developed a capability which helps estimate the potential impact of terrorist blasts across a number of Australian central business districts (CBDs). 

Making 3D maps: 2016 GovHack winners announced

24 October 2016

This year's GovHack winners have been announced at the 2016 GovHack Red Carpet Awards held in Adelaide on Saturday 22 October. Geoscience Australia is proud to support open data through our ongoing support of the GovHack competition.


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