Geoscience Australia is the national geoscience public sector organisation. Our mission is to be the trusted source of information on Australia’s geology and geography for government, industry and community decision making. We apply science and technology to describe and understand the Earth for the benefit of Australia. This will contribute to a safer, more prosperous and well-informed nation.
Our work covers the Australian landmass, Australian marine jurisdiction and responsible jurisdictions in Antarctica. We support evidence-based decisions through information, advice and services for a strong economy, resilient society and sustainable environment.
We apply geoscience to Australian Government priorities, including maintaining the resources investment pipeline, management of groundwater resources, community safety from natural hazards and natural resource management issues.
We maintain national infrastructure, datasets and physical collections that support the nation to engage with enduring strategic national issues.