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.
Provides information about Australia's landforms, dimensions and land tenure, plus links to topographic mapping. Find our highest mountains, longest rivers and significant rock features and waterfalls.
iPad – Provides information about the various geological timescale periods, including life and minerals for each, and an animated palaeogeographic map visualising the formation of the continents. It also displays the changing sea level and Australia's climate trend up to 540 million years ago.
iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch – Will guide you along the Geoscience Australia TimeWalk, leading you on a 1.1 kilometre journey through the Earth’s 4600 million year (Ma) history.
A4 size map of Australia in colour showing capital cities, state borders, elevation etc.
Enables both personal and professional users to download and print maps of their chosen area, in a standard web browser without the need for additional software. You can also turn on and off specific feature layers.
These maps can be downloaded free of charge to use in reports, projects and as a reference source, provided an acknowledgement accompanies the image.
Provides information on mineral resources in Australia, their uses, production and export figures, and resource estimates.
Provides information regarding mineral exploration in Australia at national and regional scale, mining and land use, sustainable development of resources, and levels of exploration activity.
Reference maps of Australia include wall maps, folio and report maps and general reference maps. Thematic maps include external territories, tourist maps, maritime zones and more.
Topographic maps are used for a wide variety of applications, from recreational uses, such as holiday planning, to urban planning, surveying, mining and emergency management.