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Geoscience Australia is Australia's national geoscience agency and exists to apply geoscience to Australia's most important challenges. Geoscience Australia provides geoscientific advice and information to the Australian Government to support it to deliver its priorities. Geoscientific information is also provided to industry and other stakeholders where it supports achievement of Australian Government objectives.
Appropriations 155790000
Departmental expenses 206121000
Average staffing level 600
Cnr Jerrabomberra Ave and Hindmarsh Drive
Symonston ACT 2609

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    PGPA Rule (Schedule 1)

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Mining and Mineral Resources (other than fuels) Manufacturing and Construction

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Operate with some Independence

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    2 July 1949

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 378, Canberra ACT 2601

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