Geoscience Australia is Australia's pre-eminent public sector geoscience organisation. We are the nation's trusted advisor and apply science and technology to describe and understand the Earth for the benefit of Australia.
Geoscience Australia houses the National Mineral and Fossil Collection, an impressive selection of some 15 000 mineral and 100 000 fossil specimens, of which approximately 800 are on permanent display.
Our strategies include:
Ensuring geoscience data, information and collections are captured, curated and made accessible to the community for use now and into the future.
Promoting, educating and building public awareness of geoscience and its benefits.