Topographic Mapping

Geoscience Australia's National Geographic Information Group is the Australian Government's national mapping agency. We provide authoritative geographic information services and products to enable evidence-based decision making, deliver government policy, assist industry development needs and support community wellbeing. More about our capabilities.

Basics- Topographic Mapping
Learn about topographic maps and how to use them.
Printed Topographic Maps
Purchase printed regional maps at varying scales.
Digital Topographic Maps
Includes our popular digital topographic maps and geoMAP DVD-ROM products.
Digital Topographic Data
Map data for use in Geographic Information System (GIS) applications is available in varying scales. It is free to download or can be purchased on digital media.
Link to Digital Elevation DataDigital Elevation Data
Access digital elevation data about Australia's landforms and seabed, which is crucial for addressing the impacts of climate change, disaster management, water security, environmental management, urban planning and infrastructure design.
Link to MapConnectMapConnect
This interactive online mapping tool allows you to download Australian maps and data for free. MapConnect is useful to professionals or students working with spatial data.
Link to National Surface Water InformationNational Surface Water Information
A core information requirement for managing Australia’s water resources is knowledge of the spatial location, relationships and characteristics of the hydrological natural and man-made features that make up the hydrological system.
Link to Theme and Reference MapsTheme and Reference Maps
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.
Link to Our CapabilitiesOur Capabilities - Topographic Mapping
What we can do for you.

Topic contact: mapfeedback@ga.gov.au Last updated: September 18, 2013