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New geophysical data for CO2 storage and hydrocarbon prospectivity in the Browse Basin
Overview of the 2014 offshore acreage release areas for petroleum exploration

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09 April 2014 2014 Offshore Petroleum Acreage Release announced

The Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane has formally released the latest offshore petroleum exploration areas at the annual Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association conference being held in Perth this week.

08 April 2014 New disaster management software released worldwide

Geoscience Australia has contributed to a new version of software that can predict the potential social and human impact of natural disasters.

01 April 2014 Sales Centre shopfront closing

The Geoscience Australia Sales Centre shopfront, located at the agency’s building in Symonston, Canberra, will be permanently closing on Thursday 17 April 2014.

31 March 2014 Using science to inform disaster preparedness in Indonesia

A team of Australian and Indonesian scientists have developed an earthquake and tsunami scenario used recently for a major international disaster response training exercise in West Sumatra, Indonesia.