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Geoscience Australia is an agency of the Australian Government. It carries out geoscientific research. The agency is the government's technical adviser on all aspects of geoscience, and custodian of the geographic and geological data and knowledge of the nation.Arrange your visit to Geoscience Australia and discover more family-friendly attractions in Canberra using our Canberra planner.
On a user pays basis it produces geospatial products such as topographic maps and satellite imagery. It is also a major contributor to the Australian Government's free, open data collections such as data.gov.au.
Geoscience Australia Reviews
Multiple cabinets of gems, meteors, fossils, minerals on beautiful display. Can easily spend time there looking at the huge variety on show. Well set out and labelled. more »
If you are interested in our dynamic planet and valuable resources it has to offer, this is the place to explore. Fascinating collection of fossils, rocks, minerals etc. and more. You even see the... more »
There are very rich samples of minerals, rocks, crystals, fossils etc. The reception and staff are very friendly and helpful. The library is open to public, there is even a lovely mini-jurassic sandpit inside. Posts, maps, videos, demos are very informative. Pity the education centre was closed when we visited, but it looks also very carefully designed peeked from outside.
National Earthquake Centre and Geology Learning centre with permenent exhibits
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