Key web pages and entry points for the Geoscience Australia
Geoscience Australia is involved in the discovery and development of a number of different energy sources both onshore and offshore. Links on the page take you to information about geothermal energy, petroleum based energy, uranium and thorium and other less developed forms of potential energy.
Fabulous facts about Australia's distinctive landscape. Includes Australia through time; dimensions; landforms; land tenure.
A4 size map of Australia in colour showing capital cities, state borders, elevation etc.
MapConnect enables personal and professional users alike to download and print maps of their chosen area, in a standard web browser environment without the need for additional software. The application utilises Geoscience Australia's GEODATA TOPO 250K Series 3 data that covers the entire nation. MapConnect also has the ability to turn on and off specific feature layers.
These Geoscience Australia maps can be downloaded free of charge to use in reports, projects and as a reference source, provided an acknowledgement accompanies the image.
Geoscience Australia provides pre-competitive geoscience information that supports and facilitates onshore energy and mineral exploration in Australia. This is the Geoscience Australia main page for minerals information.
Australia has jurisdiction over a wide variety of offshore mineral deposits. Includes a link to the map of Australian Offshore Mineral Locations, which depicts the location of many known deposits.
A range of theme and reference maps are available from Geoscience Australia. Some are also available as free resources for download.
Geoscience Australia's National Geographic and Information Group is the Australian Government's national mapping agency. They provide authoritative geographic information services and products to enable evidence-based decision making, deliver government policy, assist industry development needs and support community wellbeing.