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A new wave of tsunami hazard data

05 November 2018

Geoscience Australia today released the 2018 update to the Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment (PTHA), which outlines the tsunami hazard for all of Australia and its offshore territories.

Applying science to build community resilience against tropical cyclones

01 November 2018

Geoscience Australia today released the first update to the Tropical Cyclone Hazard Assessment (TCHA) since 2014.

Using science and collaboration to help Pacific neighbours reduce disaster risk

12 October 2018

In 1989, the United Nations General Assembly called for the International Day for Disaster Reduction to help build a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction.

Thirty years of Canberra history from space

05 October 2018

Geoscience Australia has used satellite imagery to produce a 31 year time lapse of the nation's capital.

Testing Australia's Tsunami Readiness

11 September 2018

Australia's preparedness for a major tsunami is being put to the test today with a full-scale exercise, PacWave18, involving multiple agencies responding to the simulated threat of a tsunami bearing down on Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania.

SHRIMP time machine uncovers mineral potential

29 August 2018

On its 10 year anniversary, Geoscience Australia's world-renowned Sensitive High Resolution Ion Micro Probe (SHRIMP) mass spectrometer has uncovered a new age for gold bearing rocks near Tennant Creek.

Geoscience Australia welcomes new Chief Scientist

09 August 2018

Geoscience Australia is pleased to announce Dr Steven Hill as the new Chief Scientist of Geoscience Australia.

Join in and celebrate 80 Days of Earth Discovery

01 August 2018

Geoscience Australia today launched an 80-day-long celebration of the highly diverse and wonderful world of Earth science and how it impacts our daily lives.

New investment helps Digital Earth Australia to take off

18 July 2018

The $36.9 million investment in Digital Earth Australia announced as part of this year's Federal Budget will be used to help local business and industry harness the untapped potential of Earth observation data.


Gaining a deeper understanding of the sea floor through unprecedented access

12 July 2018

Geoscience Australia awarded for scientific discoveries made during the search for MH370.

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